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neuroblastoma

[ noor-oh-bla-stoh-muh, nyoor- ]
/ 藢n蕣蓹r o蕣 bl忙藞sto蕣 m蓹, 藢ny蕣蓹r- /
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noun, plural neu路ro路blas路to路mas, neu路ro路blas路to路ma路ta [noor-oh-bla-stoh-muh-tuh, nyoor-]. /藢n蕣蓹r o蕣 bl忙藞sto蕣 m蓹 t蓹, 藢ny蕣蓹r-/. Pathology.
a malignant tumor of immature nerve cells that usually starts in the autonomic nervous system or adrenal gland and spreads quickly, most often affecting young children.
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Origin of neuroblastoma

First recorded in 1905鈥10; neuro- + blastoma
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British Dictionary definitions for neuroblastoma

neuroblastoma
/ (藢nj蕣蓹r蓹蕣bl忙s藞t蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-mat蓹) or -mas
pathol a malignant tumour that derives from neuroblasts, occurring mainly in the adrenal gland
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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