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neuroblastoma

Line breaks: neuro|blast¦oma
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)blaˈstəʊmə
 
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Definition of neuroblastoma in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
A malignant tumour 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.

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