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Germinoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Germinoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.330
Unique ID
D018237
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018237
Annotation
coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm term (IM)
Scope Note
A malignant neoplasm of the germinal tissue of the GONADS; MEDIASTINUM; or pineal region. Germinomas are uniform in appearance, consisting of large, round cells with vesicular nuclei and clear or finely granular eosinophilic-staining cytoplasm. (Stedman, 265th ed; from DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, pp1642-3)
Previous Indexing
Dysgerminoma (1966-1993)
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal (1972-1993)
Pinealoma (1966-1993)
Teratoma (1966-1993)
See Also
Ovarian Neoplasms
Testicular Neoplasms
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Germinoma Preferred
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