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chordoma

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noun chor·do·ma \ kȯr-ˈdō-mə \

medical Definition of chordoma

plural chordomas also chordomata play \-mət-ə\
: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

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