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retinoblastoma

[ret-noh-bla-stoh-muh] /ˌrɛt noʊ blæˈstoʊ mə/
noun, plural retinoblastomas, retinoblastomata
[ret-noh-bla-stoh-muh-tuh] /ˌrɛt noʊ blæˈstoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Pathology. an inheritable tumor of the eye.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; retin(a) + -o- + blastoma
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retinoblastomata in Medicine

retinoblastoma ret·i·no·blas·to·ma (rět'n-ō-blā-stō'mə)
n. pl. ret·i·no·blas·to·mas or ret·i·no·blas·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A hereditary malignant tumor of the retina, transmitted as a dominant trait and occurring chiefly among infants.

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