dysgerminoma

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dysgerminoma

[¦dis·jər·mə′nō·mə]
(medicine)
An ovarian tumor composed of large polygonal cells of germ-cell origin, resembling seminoma of the testis, but less malignant. Also known as embryoma of the ovary.
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