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n. pl. blas·to·mas or blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A neoplasm composed of immature and undifferentiated cells.
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n, pl -mata or -mas
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]
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a neoplasm arising in the blastema, i.e., tissue from which an organ or part is formed. Also blastocytoma.See also: Cancer
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