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glioma

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noun, gli·o·ma \glē-ˈō-mə, glī-\

Definition of glioma

plural gliomas also gliomataplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a tumor arising from glial cells



Origin of glioma

New Latin, from glia


First Known Use: 1870


Medical Dictionary

glioma

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noun gli·o·ma \glī-ˈō-mə, glē-\

Medical Definition of glioma

plural gliomas also gliomata \-mət-ə\play play

  1. :  a tumor arising from glial cells

gliomatous \-mə-təs\play play adjective



Learn More about glioma

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "glioma" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "glioma"


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