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View in Spanish: Tumor neuroectodérmico primitivo del sistema nervioso central

Central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumor (SEN-trul NER-vus SIS-tem PRI-muh-tiv NOOR-oh-EK-toh-DER-mul TOO-mer)
A type of cancer that arises from a particular type of cell within the brain or spinal cord. Also called CNS PNET.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.