blastomata

blastoma

[bla-stoh-muh]
noun, plural blastomas, blastomata [bla-stoh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a tumor originating from undifferentiated embryonic cells and having little or no connective tissue.

Origin:
blast- + -oma

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blastoma (ˌblæsˈtəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mata, -mas
pathol
 a.  a tumour composed of embryonic tissue that has not yet developed a specialized function
 b.  (in combination): neuroblastoma
 
[C20: New Latin, from blasto- + -oma]

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blastoma blas·to·ma (blā-stō'mə)
n. pl. blas·to·mas or blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A neoplasm composed of immature, undifferentiated cells. Also called blastocytoma, embryonal carcinosarcoma.

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