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blastoma

Pronunciation: blas-tō′mă

Definition: A neoplasm composed chiefly or entirely of immature undifferentiated cells resembling those that form the blastema or primordium of the organ in which the tumor arose.

[blasto- + G. -oma, tumor]

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