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giant–cell tumor

noun

Medical Definition of giant–cell tumor

  1. :  an osteolytic tumor affecting the metaphyses and epiphyses of long bones, composed of a stroma of spindle cells containing dispersed multinucleate giant cells, and usually being benign but sometimes malignant—called also osteoclastoma


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