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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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According to the American Brain Tumor Association, more than 79,000 new cases of primary brain tumors were diagnosed in 2017 with 24.7% of those being gliomas.
The treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumour growth and killed tumour cells in laboratory and mouse models.
But whether slow-growing or not, gliomas are difficult to treat.
For this new trial, 99 patients with suspected high-grade (fast-growing) gliomas were given a drink containing 5-ALA before surgery.
Central histopathology diagnosis included one low-grade glioma, 78 high-grade gliomas (a 99 percent concordance), and two not assessed.
[USPRwire, Wed Oct 10 2018] Gliomas account for more than 70% of all primary brain tumors.
Intracranial Gliomas; Part III: Innovative Treatment Modalities
"Brain cancer" under most circumstances refers to the primary diffuse gliomas of various histologic grades that are fundamentally incurable because of their infiltrative growth.
The average rate of gross total resection (GTR) for malignant gliomas (MGs) is reported to be around 36%.
Scientists from the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), have developed a new algorithm that can identify driver genes of several types of gliomas, the most common and aggressive forms of primary brain tumours.
Objective: Gliomas are the most common neoplasm of the central nervous system (CNS); however, traditional imaging techniques do not show the boundaries of tumors well.