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neu·ro·blas·to·ma

 (no͝or′ō-blă-stō′mə, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neu·ro·blas·to·mas or neu·ro·blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor composed of neuroblasts, originating in the autonomic nervous system or the adrenal medulla and occurring chiefly in infants and young children.
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neuroblastoma

(ˌnjʊərəʊblæsˈtəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-matə) or -mas
(Pathology) pathol a malignant tumour that derives from neuroblasts, occurring mainly in the adrenal gland
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neu•ro•blas•to•ma

(ˌnʊər oʊ blæˈstoʊ mə, ˌnyʊər-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor of immature nerve cells, most often affecting the young.
[1905–10]
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neuroblastoma

a highly malignant tumor that may develop from the neural plate in an embryo and spread to the bones, liver, and other organs.
See also: Cancer
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Noun1.neuroblastoma - malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
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neuroblastooma
neuroblastoma

neuroblastoma

n neuroblastoma m
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Perrin, "In situ neuroblastomas: a contribution to the natural history of neural crest tumors," The American Journal of Pathology, vol.
Sun et al., "ALK amplification and protein expression predict inferior prognosis in neuroblastomas," Experimental and Molecular Pathology, vol.
Neuroblastomas are cancers that start in early nerve cells and commonly form in the tissue of the adrenal glands, near the kidneys.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells, according to a new study.
The major paraneoplastic syndromes associated with neuroblastomas are opsoclonus-myoclonus-ataxia syndrome (OMAS), which is believed to have an autoimmune pathogenesis [4,12] and intractable watery diarrhea due to the autonomous tumor secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) [4, 13].
Preferential amplification of the paternal allele of the N-myc gene in human neuroblastomas. Nat.
A spectrum of neuroblastic tumours (Neuroblastomas, ganglioneuroblastomas, ganglioneuromas) arising from the primitive sympathetic ganglion cells.
Laparoscopic resection of neuroblastomas in low - To high-risk patients without image-defined risk factors is safe and feasible.
Neuroblastomas have a highly variable presentation, ranging from aggressive metastasis to spontaneous regression.
The university leads a national genetics reference scheme with the Northern Genetics Service, receiving neuroblastomas at diagnosis and relapse from nearly all children in the UK to carry out detailed genetic testing on tumours to determine what type of neuroblastoma a patient has.
Objectives: To present the clinicopathological experience of Olfactory Neuroblastoma (ONB) with emphasis on histopathological and immunohistochemical features.
More recently, it was demonstrated that knocking down p75NTR expression in neuroblastoma cell lines attenuates the cellular response to the chemotherapeutic drug, fenretinide, while p75NTR overexpression has the opposite effect [5].