retinoblastoma

noun ret·i·no·blas·to·ma \ ˌre-tə-nō-ˌbla-ˈstō-mə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of retinoblastoma

plural retinoblastomas also retinoblastomata play \ˌre-tə-nō-ˌbla-ˈstō-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

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Origin and Etymology of retinoblastoma

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


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retinoblastoma

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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