germ cell tumor

Pronunciation: (jerm sel TOO-mer)

A type of tumor that begins in the cells that give rise to sperm or eggs. Germ cell tumors can occur almost anywhere in the body and can be either benign or malignant.

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Date last modified: 2002-12-06Cancers by Body Location/System: Germ CellEl cáncer según su ubicación en el cuerpo: Célula germinativa