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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.

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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
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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]
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glioma

any of the predominant category of brain tumors composed of cancerous glial cells (a type of nerve cell).
See also: Cancer
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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
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Translations
glióma

gli·o·ma

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

n glioma m
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The pathognomonic biphasic pattern of gliosarcoma constitutes the presence of gliomatous and sarcomatous components.
Although the islands are most often hypocellular compared to the surrounding gliomatous tissue, an example with hypercellular islands has been reported.