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neuroblastoma

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noun neu·ro·blas·to·ma \-blas-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of neuroblastoma

plural neu·ro·blas·to·mas also neu·ro·blas·to·ma·taplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a malignant tumor formed of embryonic ganglion cells



Origin of neuroblastoma

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


First Known Use: 1910


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neuroblastoma

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

Medical Definition of neuroblastoma

plural neu·ro·blas·to·mas also neu·ro·blas·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a malignant tumor formed of embryonic ganglion cells

  2. neu·ro·blas·to·mal \-ˈtō-məl\play adjective




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