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neuroblastoma

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noun neu·ro·blas·to·ma \-blas-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of neuroblastoma

plural

neuroblastomas

also

neuroblastomata

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  1. :  a malignant tumor formed of embryonic ganglion cells



Origin and Etymology of neuroblastoma

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary neuroblast embryonic ganglion cell, from neur- + -blast -blast


First Known Use: 1910


Medical Dictionary

neuroblastoma

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noun neu·ro·blas·to·ma \ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-blas-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of neuroblastoma

plural

neuroblastomas

also

neuroblastomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a malignant tumor formed of embryonic ganglion cells

neuroblastomal

\-ˈtō-məl\play adjective



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