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Princeton's WordNet

  1. osteoblastoma(noun)

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

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  1. osteoblastoma(Noun)

    an uncommon osteoid tissue-forming primary neoplasm of the bone

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  1. Osteoblastoma

    A rare benign bone-forming neoplasm usually arising from the spine. It is a well-circumscribed lytic tumor that varies in size. The tumor is composed of woven bone trabeculae and shares similar histologic characteristics with the osteoid osteoma. Surgical curettage is the treatment of choice. The prognosis is excellent.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Osteoblastoma

    A benign, painful, tumor of bone characterized by the formation of osteoid tissue, primitive bone and calcified tissue. It occurs frequently in the spine of young persons. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)

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