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osteoblastoma

Pronunciation: os'te-o-blas-to'ma

Definition: An uncommon benign tumor of osteoblasts with areas of osteoid and calcified tissue, occurring most frequently in the spine of a young person.

Synonym(s): giant osteoid osteoma

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