retinoblastoma

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

Definition of retinoblastoma

plural retinoblastomas also retinoblastomata play \-mə-tə\
:a malignant tumor of the retina that develops during childhood, is derived from retinal germ cells, and is associated with a chromosomal abnormality

Origin and Etymology of retinoblastoma

New Latin, from retin- + blast- + -oma


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retinoblastoma

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noun ret·i·no·blas·to·ma \ ˌret-ᵊn-ō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə \

medical Definition of retinoblastoma

plural retinoblastomas also retinoblastomata play \-mət-ə\
: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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