retinoblastoma


ret·i·no·blas·to·ma

noun \ˌre-tə-nō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə\
plural ret·i·no·blas·to·mas also ret·i·no·blas·to·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of RETINOBLASTOMA

:  a malignant tumor of the retina that develops during childhood, is derived from retinal germ cells, and is associated with a chromosomal abnormality

Origin of RETINOBLASTOMA

New Latin, from retin- + blast- + -oma
First Known Use: 1924

ret·i·no·blas·to·ma

noun \ˌret-ən-ō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ret·i·no·blas·to·mas also ret·i·no·blas·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of RETINOBLASTOMA

: a hereditary malignant tumor of the retina that develops during childhood, is derived from retinal germ cells, and is associated with a chromosomal abnormality

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