astrocytoma

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

Definition of astrocytoma

plural

astrocytomas

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astrocytomata

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  1. :  a nerve-tissue tumor composed of astrocytes

Origin and Etymology of astrocytoma

New Latin


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

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  1. :  a nerve-tissue tumor composed of astrocytes


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