retinoblastoma

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

Definition of retinoblastoma

plural

retinoblastomas

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retinoblastomata

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  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1924


Medical Dictionary

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

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  1. :  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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