medulloblastoma

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noun me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma \mə-ˌdə-lō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of medulloblastoma

plural

medulloblastomas

also

medulloblastomata

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  1. :  a malignant tumor of the central nervous system arising in the cerebellum especially in children

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Origin and Etymology of medulloblastoma

New Latin, from medulla + -o- + blast- + -oma


Medical Dictionary

medulloblastoma

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noun me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma \mə-ˌdəl-ō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of medulloblastoma

plural

medulloblastomas

also

medulloblastomata

\-ˈtō-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a malignant tumor of the central nervous system arising in the cerebellum especially in children

medulloblastomatous

\-ˈtō-mət-əs\play adjective

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