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astrocytoma

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noun as·tro·cy·to·ma \ˌas-trə-sī-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of astrocytoma

plural astrocytomas also astrocytomata play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a nerve-tissue tumor composed of astrocytes



Origin of astrocytoma

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

astrocytoma

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noun as·tro·cy·to·ma \ˌas-trə-sī-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of astrocytoma

plural astrocytomas also astrocytomata \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a nerve-tissue tumor composed of astrocytes




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