Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.  

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Germ cell (Gonocyte)

Any of the embryonic cells that have the potential to develop into spermatozoa or ova.  The term is also applied to any of the cells undergoing gametogenesis and to the gametes themselves.