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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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Histological analysis was compatible with a germinoma (Figure 2).
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Primary brain tumors such as medulloblastoma, pineoblastoma and germinoma, and lymphoma and leukemia may spread to the infundibular or suparsellar region via cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) seeding.
A case of intracranial germinoma with multiple remote metastases [in Japanese].
This article describes the case of a young female who was diagnosed with a germinoma following prolonged infertility.
Once they discovered it was germinoma they knew it could be treated with radiotherapy.
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The biopsy showed that what he really has is pure cell germinoma, a tumor with only one type of cancer cell that is aggressive but responds well to chemotherapy and radiation and, according to Boston Children's Hospital, has a cure rate of up to 90 percent.
Foci of seminoma, germinoma, choriocarcinoma, and embryonal carcinoma are not present.
Human chorionic gonadotrophin in CSF, not serum, predicts outcome in germinoma.