Medical Dictionary

chordoma

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

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
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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