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seminoma

 [sem″ĭ-no´mah]
a malignant tumor of the testis thought to arise from primordial germ cells of the sexually undifferentiated embryonic gonad.
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sem·i·no·ma

(sem'i-nō'mă),
A radiosensitive malignant neoplasm usually arising from germ cells in the testis of young male adults that metastasizes to the paraortic lymph nodes; a counterpart of dysgerminoma of the ovary.
[L. semen, seed (semen) + G. -oma, tumor]
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seminoma

(sĕm′ə-nō′mə)
n. pl. semino·mas or semino·mata (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor of the testis arising from sperm-forming tissue.
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seminoma

Lance Armstrong tumor Urology A testicular germ-cell neoplasm and most common tumor of ♂ < age 40 Clinical Mass, ± pain Management Excision, RT Prognosis ± 90% 5-yr survival if treated early. See Anaplastic seminoma, Germ cell tumor, Spermatocytic seminoma.
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sem·i·no·ma

(sem'i-nō'mă)
A radiosensitive malignant neoplasm usually arising from germ cells in the testis of young male adults that metastasizes to the paraortic lymph nodes; a counterpart of dysgerminoma of the ovary.
[L. semen, seed (semen) + G. -oma, tumor]
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seminoma

A malignant tumour of the testicle, composed of cells resembling primitive germ cells. The seminoma is highly sensitive to radiotherapy.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Chevassu,

Maurice, French physician, 1877–.
Chevassu tumor - testicular germ-cell tumor affecting men over 30 years of age. Synonym(s): seminoma
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