blastoma

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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