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Definition of "blastoma" [blastoma]

  • A neoplasm composed of immature and undifferentiated cells. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "blastoma" in a sentence
  • "Malignancies consist mainly of pulmonary blastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma in infants and young children, and bronchioloalveolar carcinoma in older children and adults."
  • "Analysis of 1p36 deletions and MYCN amplification in neuro - blastoma biopsies"
  • "Bridget was eventually diagnosed with pleuropulmonary blastoma, a form of cancer so rare it affects only 10 to 20 children in all of North America each year."