[glē′ō-blă-stōmə, glī′-]


A glioma consisting chiefly of undifferentiated anaplastic cells frequently arranged radially about an irregular focus of necrosis, usually occurring in the cerebrum of adults.grade IV astrocytoma

Nearby words

  1. glinn,
  2. glint,
  3. glinty,
  4. glio-,
  5. glioblast,
  6. glioblastoma multiforme,
  7. glioma,
  8. gliomatosis,
  9. gliomatous,
  10. glioneuroma

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