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as·tro·cy·to·ma

 (ăs′trō-sī-tō′mə)
n. pl. as·tro·cy·to·mas or as·tro·cy·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor of nervous tissue composed of astrocytes.

astrocytoma

(ˌæstrəʊsaɪˈtəʊmə)
n
a tumour of the nervous system which originates in and consists mainly of astrocytes(as modifier)

astrocytoma

a brain tumor composed of large, star-shaped cells called astrocytes.
See also: Cancer
Translations

as·tro·cy·to·ma

n. astrocitoma, tumor cerebral.
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