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Pronunciation: sem'i-no'ma

Definition: A radiosensitive malignant neoplasm usually arising from germ cells in the testis of young male adults that metastasizes to the paraortic lymph nodes; a counterpart of dysgerminoma of the ovary.

[L. semen, seed (semen) + G. -oma, tumor]

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