a tumor originating from undifferentiated embryonic cells and having little or no connective tissue.
noun (pl) -mata, -mas
a tumour composed of embryonic tissue that has not yet developed a specialized function
(in combination): neuroblastoma
a violent propagating disturbance, produced by an explosion in air, that consists of an abrupt rise in pressure followed by a drop in pressure to or below atmospheric pressure.
noun a type of cement made from a blend of ordinary Portland cement and crushed slag from a blast furnace. It has lower setting properties than ordinary Portland cement
withered; shriveled; blighted; ruined. damned; confounded: This blasted pen leaked all over my shirt. a sudden and violent gust of wind: Wintry blasts chilled us to the marrow. the blowing of a trumpet, whistle, etc.: One blast of the siren was enough to clear the street. a loud, sudden sound or noise: The radio let […]
an aggregation of cells in an early embryo, capable of differentiation into specialized tissue and organs. Historical Examples The Mechanism of Life Stphane Leduc The World’s Greatest Books – Volume 15 – Science Various noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə) a mass of undifferentiated animal cells that will develop into an organ or tissue: present at […]