Medical Dictionary


noun chor·do·ma \kr-ˈdō-mə\
plural chor·do·mas also chor·do·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of CHORDOMA

:  a malignant tumor that is derived from remnants of the embryonic notochord and occurs along the spine attacking especially the bones at the base of the skull or near the coccyx


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