glioma


gli·o·ma

noun \glē-ˈō-mə, glī-\
plural gli·o·mas also gli·o·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of GLIOMA

:  a tumor arising from glial cells

Origin of GLIOMA

New Latin, from glia
First Known Use: 1870

gli·o·ma

noun \glī-ˈō-mə, glē-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gli·o·mas also gli·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of GLIOMA

: a tumor arising from glial cells
gli·o·ma·tous \-mə-təs\ adjective

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