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blas·to·ma

 (blă-stō′mə)
n. pl. blas·to·mas or blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A neoplasm composed of immature and undifferentiated cells.

blastoma

(ˌblæsˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mata or -mas
(Pathology) pathol
a. a tumour composed of embryonic tissue that has not yet developed a specialized function
b. (in combination): neuroblastoma.
[C20: New Latin, from blasto- + -oma]

blastoma

a neoplasm arising in the blastema, i.e., tissue from which an organ or part is formed. Also blastocytoma.
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blastoma - a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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Jordan is battling medulla blastoma for a third time having first fallen ill back in 2012, and is currently undergoing treatment at Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
Viewers know five-year-old Hope, played by twins Faith and Nicole Holt, suffers from neuro blastoma, an aggressive form of cancer - and they are all facing their last Christmas together.
1) Esta anormalidad ocurre por un defecto embriologico provocando union de los dos blastemas renales cuando se situan proximos, aproximadamente en la quinta y sexta semana de la vida fetal, despues de que la yema ureteral se une al blastoma renal.
She was diagnosed with stage 4 neuro blastoma in July, a rare form of cancer with a high mortality rate that strikes mostly children.
2) SNUC can be considered as part of a spectrum of neuroendocrine-type tumors of the sinonasal cavity, ranging from the highly differentiated esthesioneuro blastoma to the poorly differentiated and questionably neuroendocrine SNUC.
In the study of glioma blastoma, [sup][20] it is found that CSCs express SOX2, and the expression levels were two-fold to more than 200-fold higher in CSCs than those in adherent cells.
Lucy Hubbocks, from Stirchley, is one of only 10 children in the world to be diagnosed with a pituitary blastoma.
This is the third most common liver tumor in this age group after hepato blastoma and infantile hemangioendothelioma [2].
La tipo 4 es de quistes perifericos, asociados a blastoma pleuropulmonar (cuadro 1) (8,9).
Little Oscar captured the nation's hearts with his inspiring batt ttle again t st neurobl bl blastoma battle against neuroblastoma.
It is because of the clients we see; stories like our Blastoma woman and the tuberculosis patient, who we are able to provide resources for and save their lives; the orphanages, villages and schools we visit; and the people we meet who become family, that keep Tim and I going back.
Computerized Topographic scan of the chest showed a mixed solid and cystic mass that was proved histopathologically as Pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB) after excision by thoracotomy which is a rare primitive aggressive malignant neoplasm of the thorax occurring in childhood.