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Ka•po'si's sarco'ma



Pronunciation: (ku-pō'sēz, kap'u-), [key] Pathol.
a cancer of connective tissue characterized by painless, purplish-red to brown plaquelike or pimply lesions on the extremities, trunk, or head, and sometimes involving the lungs, viscera, etc., occurring in a mild form among older men of certain Mediterranean and central African populations and in a more virulent form among persons with AIDS.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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