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blastoma

[ bla-stoh-muh ]
/ bl忙藞sto蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural blas路to路mas, blas路to路ma路ta [bla-stoh-muh-tuh]. /bl忙藞sto蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a tumor originating from undifferentiated embryonic cells and having little or no connective tissue.
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Origin of blastoma

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British Dictionary definitions for blastoma

blastoma
/ (藢bl忙s藞t蓹蕣m蓹) /

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

Word Origin for blastoma

C20: New Latin, from blasto- + -oma
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Medical definitions for blastoma

blastoma
[ bl膬-st艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. blas鈥o鈥as
A neoplasm composed of immature, undifferentiated cells.blastocytoma embryonal carcinosarcoma
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