Definition of Seminoma

1. Noun. Malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men.

Exact synonyms: Testicular Cancer
Generic synonyms: Carcinoma

Definition of Seminoma

1. Noun. (medicine) A form of testicular cancer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Seminoma

1. a malignant tumor of the testis [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Seminoma

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seminoma

seminationalized
seminations
seminatural
seminification
seminist
seminists
seminoles
seminolipid
seminolipids
seminomad
seminomadic
seminomads
seminomas
seminomata
seminomatous
seminorm
seminormal
seminormalcy
seminorms
seminude
seminudities
seminudity

Literary usage of Seminoma

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"seminoma of left testis of 12-year-old mongrel dog showing tumour filling ... seminoma of right testis of lo-year-old Scottish Terrier (both testes were ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The usefulness of placental alkaline phosphatase (PLAP) as a tumour marker was assessed in 1578 serum samples from 236 patients with seminoma. ..."

3. Lessons in Pathological Histology by Gustave Roussy, Ivan Bertrand (1922)
"Seminal Epithelioma: seminoma. Diagnosis of the Organ. ... In the least modified parts one recognizes a tumor of seminiferous origin—seminoma. ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"seminoma. Pages 2l-39 in Tumors of the male genital system. Atlas of tumor pathology. Second series, fascicle 8. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, ..."

5. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"The current five-year survival for Stage I seminoma treated with radiotherapy is 91- 99%.' Stage I nonseminomatous cancers (eg, tera- tomas, ..."

6. From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition: An American by Maria Elizabeth Hewitt, Patricia A. Ganz (2006)
"I am a 30-year survivor of a primary mediastinal seminoma. I am also an IOM member, and I would like to extend a welcome from the IOM. ..."

7. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The current 5-year survival for Stage I seminoma treated with radiotherapy is 97%.3 Stage I nonseminomatous cancers (eg, teratoma, embryonal carcinoma, ..."

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