spindle cell tumor

(SPIN-dul sel TOO-mer)

A type of tumor that contains cells called spindle cells, based on their shape. Under a microscope, spindle cells look long and slender. Spindle cell tumors may be sarcomas or carcinomas.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "spindle cell tumor"

Tipo de tumor que contiene células, que por su forma, se llaman fusiformes. Las células fusiformes tienen una apariencia larga y delgada al microscopio. Los tumores de células fusiformes pueden ser sarcomas o carcinomas.