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embryonal carcinoma

 

Definition: a malignant neoplasm of the testis or ovary, composed of anaplastic cells with indistinct cellular borders, amphophilic cytoplasm, and ovoid, round, or bean-shaped nuclei that may have large nucleoli; in some instances, the neoplastic cells may form tubular or papillary structures.

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