neuroblastoma


neu·ro·blas·to·ma

noun \-blas-ˈtō-mə\
plural neu·ro·blas·to·mas also neu·ro·blas·to·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of NEUROBLASTOMA

:  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

neu·ro·blas·to·ma

noun \ˌn(y)r-ō-blas-ˈtō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural neu·ro·blas·to·mas also neu·ro·blas·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of NEUROBLASTOMA

: a malignant tumor formed of embryonic ganglion cells
neu·ro·blas·to·mal \-ˈtō-məl\ adjective

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