Share this entry

Share this page

neuroblastoma

Syllabification: neu·ro·blas·to·ma
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͝orōblaˈstōmə
 
/

Definition of neuroblastoma in English:

noun

Medicine
A malignant tumor composed of neuroblasts, most commonly in the adrenal gland.
Example sentences
  • Small cell carcinomas are mainly misdiagnosed as other small round cell tumors (eg, neuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphoma).
  • Less likely is neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma and teratoma which would be more heterogenous when this size.
  • The study group is now collaborating across Europe in trials for Wilms's tumour, Ewing's sarcoma, hepatoblastoma, and neuroblastoma.

Definition of neuroblastoma in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkəmbərsəm
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…