Definition of nephroblastoma in English:

nephroblastoma

noun

  • (Originally) = "Wilms' tumour"; (later also) (in full "cystic partly differentiated nephroblastoma") a usually benign multicystic tumour of the kidney containing nephrogenic elements, most commonly occurring in infants.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in William Dorland (1864–1956), obstetrician.