plasmacytoma

Pronunciation: (PLAZ-muh-sy-TOH-muh)

A type of cancer that begins in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). A plasmacytoma may turn into multiple myeloma.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Blood cell development. A blood stem cell goes through several steps to become a red blood cell, platelet, or white blood cell. Evolución de una célula sanguínea. Una célula madre sanguínea pasa por varias etapas para convertirse en un glóbulo rojo, una plaqueta o un glóbulo blanco. Date last modified: 2008-05-30