Definition: 'Endodermal Sinus Tumor'
endodermal sinus tumorType: Term
1. a malignant neoplasm occurring in the gonads, in sacrococcygeal teratomas, and in the mediastinum; produces α-fetoprotein and is thought to be derived from primitive endodermal cells.
Synonyms: yolk sac tumor
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