medulloblastoma


me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma

noun \mə-ˌdə-lō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə\
plural me·dul·lo·blas·to·mas also me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of MEDULLOBLASTOMA

:  a malignant tumor of the central nervous system arising in the cerebellum especially in children

Origin of MEDULLOBLASTOMA

New Latin, from medulla + -o- + blast- + -oma
First Known Use: 1925

me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma

noun \mə-ˌdəl-ō-ˌblas-ˈtō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural me·dul·lo·blas·to·mas also me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma·ta \-ˈtō-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of MEDULLOBLASTOMA

: a malignant tumor of the central nervous system arising in the cerebellum especially in children
me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma·tous \-ˈtō-mət-əs\ adjective

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