Definition of Osteoblastoma

1. Noun. Benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults).




Definition of Osteoblastoma

1. Noun. (oncology) an uncommon osteoid tissue-forming primary neoplasm of the bone ¹

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Medical Definition of Osteoblastoma

1. A benign, painful, tumour of bone characterised by the formation of osteoid tissue, primitive bone and calcified tissue. It occurs frequently in the spine of young persons. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteoblastoma

ostentious
ostentive
ostentous
ostents
osteo-
osteo-malacia
osteoanagenesis
osteoarthritic
osteoarthritis
osteoarthropathy
osteoarthrosis
osteoarticular
osteoblast
osteoblastic
osteoblastogenesis
osteoblastoma (current term)
osteoblasts
osteocalcin
osteocarcinoma
osteocartilaginous
osteochondral
osteochondritis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi
osteochondritis dissecans
osteochondrodysplasia
osteochondrodysplasias
osteochondrodystrophia deformans
osteochondrodystrophy
osteochondrogenic cell

Literary usage of Osteoblastoma

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1. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"osteoblastoma (OSTEOMA, OSTEOSARCOMA) Definition.—A tumor of mesenchymal origin of which the cells ... The type cell of the osteoblastoma is the bone cell. ..."

2. The Principles of Pathologic Histology by Frank Burr Mallory (1914)
"A tumor of mesenchymal origin of which the cells tend to differentiate into bone cells. Type Cell.—The type cell of the osteoblastoma is the bone cell. ..."

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