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germinoma

 [jer″mĭ-no´mah]
a type of germ cell tumor consisting of large round cells with vesicular nuclei, usually found in the ovary, undescended testis, anterior mediastinum, or pineal gland; in males these are called seminomas and in females dysgerminomas.

ger·mi·no·ma

(jer-mi-nō'mă),
A neoplasm of the germinal tissue of gonads, mediastinum, or pineal region such as seminoma.
[L. germen, bud, + -oma, tumor]

germinoma

/ger·mi·no·ma/ (jer″mĭ-no´mah) a type of germ cell tumor with large round cells with vascular nuclei, usually found in the ovary, undescended testis, anterior mediastinum, or pineal gland; in males called seminoma and in females called dysgerminoma.

germinoma

[jur′minō′mə]
a neoplasm of the germinal tissue of the gonads, the mediastinum, or the pineal region. It is commonly associated with pituitary disorders.

ger·mi·no·ma

(jĕr'mi-nō'mă)
A neoplasm of the germinal tissue of gonads, mediastinum, or pineal region, such as seminoma.
[L. germen, bud, + -oma, tumor]

germinoma

a neoplasm of germ tissue (testis or ovum), e.g. a seminoma.
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These tumors can be divided into 2 groups, germinomas and nongerminomatous germ cell tumors.
Lymphocytic hypophysitis with central diabetes insipidus and consequent panhypopituitarism preceding a multifocal, intracranial germinoma in a prepubertal girl.
Proliferative disorders in Crassostrea virginica and Mya arenaria from the Chesapeake Bay and intranuclear virus-like inclusions in Mya arenaria with germinomas from a Maine oil spill site.
Tim, who lives in Northfield, Birmingham, was then sent for scans which revealed there was a growth but he was told he would need surgery to confirm it was a germinoma, the most common type of brain tumour, before it could be treated.
A referral was made to a neurosurgeon who believed the tumor was not a typical adenoma but more consistent with either lymphoma or germinoma.
Comparative analysis of germ cell transcription factors in CNS germinoma reveals diagnostic utility of NANOG.
7,15) Even with optimal treatments, survival varies among different primary sites and can range from five-year survival of 30-40% in the mediastinal EGCTs to 90% in germinoma of the central nervous system.
Cerebral germinoma with hemiatrophy of the brain:report of three cases.
The growth on Darcie's ovary - a rare cancer called germinoma - measured 14cm by 10cm.
The authors suggested that terms such as seminomatous thymoma, round cell thymoma, or granulomatous thymoma should not be used anymore; these tumors should be designated according to the cell of origin, that is, germinoma (seminoma) of thymus, thymic carcinoid, or Hodgkin disease, respectively.