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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cordoma

Chordoma (kor-DO-ma)
A type of bone cancer that usually starts in the lower spinal cord.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.