Definitions

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  • n. an uncommon osteoid tissue-forming primary neoplasm of the bone

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

Etymologies

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osteo- +‎ blastoma

Examples

  • Gene expression differences between highly malignant osteosarcoma and benign osteoblastoma involve cell cycle regulation.

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