A cancerous neoplasm
, or abnormal growth, of the ovary
which is thought to arise from primordial germ line
cells while the individual is still an embryo
and the ovary has not yet been sexually differentiated from the generic gonad
. This type of cancer
is also called an ovarian seminoma
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