nephroblastoma

/ (ˌnɛfrəʊblæsˈtəʊmə) /

noun plural -mata (-matə) or -mas

a malignant tumour arising from the embryonic kidney that occurs in young children, esp in the age range 3–8 years

Nearby words

  1. nephritic,
  2. nephritic syndrome,
  3. nephritis,
  4. nephritogenic,
  5. nephro-,
  6. nephrocalcinosis,
  7. nephrocapsectomy,
  8. nephrocardiac,
  9. nephrocele,
  10. nephrocystosis

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Medicine definitions for nephroblastoma

nephroblastoma

[ nĕf′rō-blă-stōmə ]

n.

Wilms' tumor

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