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Glossary: germ cell tumor, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

germ cell tumor

(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.

2002-12-06

Cancers by Body Location/System: Germ Cell Tumors