Dysgerminoma

A dysgerminoma is a type of germ cell tumor; it usually is malignant and usually occurs in the ovary. A tumor of the identical histology but not occurring in the ovary may be described by an alternate name: seminoma in the testis or germinoma in the central nervous system or other parts of the body. Dysgerminoma accounts for less than 1% of ovaria...
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dysgerminoma

<oncology, tumour> A cancerous neoplasm, or abnormal growth, of the ovary which is thought to arise from primordial germ line cells while the individual is still an embryo and the ovary has not yet been sexually differentiated from the generic gonad. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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dysgerminoma

(dis″jәr-mĭ-no´mә) a solid, often radiosensitive, malignant ovarian neoplasm derived from undifferentiated germinal cells; the counterpart of seminoma of the testis.
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dysgerminoma

A type of tumor that begins in the type of cells that give rise to egg cells and is most often found in the ovaries. Dysgerminomas may also occur in other places in the body, including the central nervous system. They are the most common type of ovarian germ cell tumor and can spread to other parts of the body. They are most common in females who a...
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dysgerminoma

Malignant but extremely rare tumor of the ovary.
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dysgerminoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: dis′jĕr-mi-nō′mă Definitions: 1. A malignant neoplasm of the ovary (counterpart of seminoma of the testis), composed of undifferentiated gonadal germinal cells and occurring more frequently in patients younger than 20 years of age. The neoplasms are grayish yellow and firm, contain foci of necros...
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