medulloblastoma

noun

a rapidly growing brain tumour that develops in children and is responsive to radiotherapy

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medulloblastoma in Medicine

medulloblastoma

[mĕd′l-ō-blă-stōmə, mĭ-dŭl′ō-]

n.

A glioma consisting of neoplastic cells that resemble the undifferentiated cells of the primitive neural tube.
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