Definition of blastoma in English:


Syllabification: blas·to·ma
Pronunciation: /blaˈstōmə

noun (plural blastomas or blastomata /-mətə/)

  • A neoplasm consisting of immature undifferentiated cells.
    More example sentences
    • Pleuropulmonary blastoma is a rare, primitive primary neoplasm of the thorax in young children.
    • I lost my 38-year-old brother in January from a very malignant brain tumor, glial blastoma.
    • Nobody knew then, but Allan had the deadliest form of brain cancer you can get: malignant lea blastoma, stage four.

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