Definition of Kaposi’s sarcoma noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Kaposi’s sarcoma

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kəˌpəʊsiz sɑːˈkəʊmə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˌpoʊsiz sɑːrˈkoʊmə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a form of cancer that usually affects people whose immune systems are damaged, for example by AIDS Word Origin late 19th cent.: named after Moritz K. Kaposi (1837–1902), Hungarian dermatologist.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Kaposi’s sarcoma