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blastoma

[bla-stoh-muh]
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noun, plural blas·to·mas, blas·to·ma·ta [bla-stoh-muh-tuh] /blæˈstoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a tumor originating from undifferentiated embryonic cells and having little or no connective tissue.

Origin of blastoma

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British Dictionary definitions for blastoma

blastoma

noun plural -mata or -mas
  1. pathol
    1. a tumour composed of embryonic tissue that has not yet developed a specialized function
    2. (in combination)neuroblastoma

Word Origin

C20: New Latin, from blasto- + -oma
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blastoma in Medicine

blastoma

(blă-stōmə)
n. pl. blas•to•mas
  1. A neoplasm composed of immature, undifferentiated cells.blastocytoma embryonal carcinosarcoma
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