[ bla-stoh-muh ]
/ blæˈstoʊ mə /
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noun, plural blas·to·mas, blas·to·ma·ta [bla-stoh-muh-tuh]. /blæˈstoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
a tumor originating from undifferentiated embryonic cells and having little or no connective tissue.
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British Dictionary definitions for blastoma
/ (ˌblæsˈtəʊmə) /
noun plural -mata or -mas
- a tumour composed of embryonic tissue that has not yet developed a specialized function
- (in combination)neuroblastoma
Word Origin for blastoma
C20: New Latin, from blasto- + -oma
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Medical definitions for blastoma
[ blă-stō′mə ]
n. pl. blas•to•mas
A neoplasm composed of immature, undifferentiated cells.blastocytoma embryonal carcinosarcoma
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