neuroblastomata

neuroblastoma

[noor-oh-bla-stoh-muh, nyoor-]
noun, plural neuroblastomas, neuroblastomata [noor-oh-bla-stoh-muh-tuh, nyoor-] . Pathology.
a malignant tumor of immature nerve cells that usually starts in the autonomic nervous system or adrenal gland and spreads quickly, most often affecting young children.

Origin:
1905–10; neuro- + blastoma

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neuroblastoma (ˌnjʊərəʊblæsˈtəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mata, -mas
pathol a malignant tumour that derives from neuroblasts, occurring mainly in the adrenal gland

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neuroblastoma neu·ro·blas·to·ma (nur'ō-blā-stō'mə, nyur'-)
n.
A malignant tumor composed of neuroblasts, originating in the autonomic nervous system or the adrenal medulla and occurring most commonly in infants and young children.

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