retinoblastoma


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ret·i·no·blas·to·ma

 (rĕt′n-ō-blă-stō′mə)
n. pl. ret·i·no·blas·to·mas or ret·i·no·blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A hereditary malignant tumor of the retina, transmitted as a dominant trait and occurring chiefly among infants.

retinoblastoma

(ˌrɛtɪnəʊˌblæsˈtəʊmə)
n
a cancerous tumour of the retina which normally occurs in children under five years old

ret•ino•blas•to•ma

(ˌrɛt n oʊ blæˈstoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
an inheritable tumor of the eye.
[1920–25]

retinoblastoma

a common childhood malignancy of the eye that develops from retinal cells.
See also: Cancer

retinoblastoma

Cancer of the retina.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinoblastoma - malignant ocular tumor of retinal cells; usually occurs before the third year of life; composed of primitive small round retinal cells
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
Translations

ret·i·no·blas·to·ma

[MIM*180200, 180201, 180202]
n. retinoblastoma, tumor maligno de la retina gen. hereditario.

retinoblastoma

n retinoblastoma m
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