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gli·o·ma

 (glē-ō′mə, glī-)
n. pl. gli·o·mas or gli·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor originating in the neuroglia of the brain or spinal cord.

glioma

(ɡlaɪˈəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) a tumour of the brain and spinal cord, composed of neuroglia cells and fibres
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek glia glue + -oma]
gliˈomatous adj

gli•o•ma

(glaɪˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor of the brain composed of neuroglia.
[1865–70; gli(a) + -oma]

glioma

any of the predominant category of brain tumors composed of cancerous glial cells (a type of nerve cell).
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
glia, neuroglia - sustentacular tissue that surrounds and supports neurons in the central nervous system; glial and neural cells together compose the tissue of the central nervous system
brain tumor, brain tumour - a tumor in the brain
Translations
glióma

gli·o·ma

n. glioma, neoplasma del cerebro compuesto de células de neuroglia.

glioma

n glioma m
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