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Medical Term:

borderline ovarian tumor


Definition: an ovarian surface epithelial tumor in which the growth pattern is intermediate between benign and malignant; includes mucinous, serous, endometrioid, and Brenner tumors of the ovary; highly curable but may recur after surgical removal.

Synonym(s): low malignant potential tumor

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