Blastoma: A tumor thought to arise in embryonic tissue. The term "blastoma" is commonly used as part of the name for a tumor as, for examples, in glioblastoma and medulloblastoma (types of brain tumors), hepatoblastoma (a liver tumor), nephroblastoma ( Wilms tumor of the kidney), neuroblastoma (a childhood tumor of neural origin), osteoblastoma (a bone tumor) and retinoblastoma (a tumor of the retina).
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blastoma /blasÂ·toÂ·ma/ (blas-toÂ´mah) pl. blastomas, blastoÂ´mata a neoplasm composed of embryonic cells derived from the blastema of an organ or tissue.blastoÂ´matous
blasÂ·toÂ·ma (bl-st m) n. pl. blasÂ·toÂ·mas or blasÂ·toÂ·maÂ·ta (-m-t) A neoplasm composed of immature and undifferentiated cells. blastoma [ËŒblÃ¦sËˆtÉ™ÊŠmÉ™]
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