glioma

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noun gli·o·ma \glē-ˈō-mə, glī-\

Definition of glioma

plural

gliomas

also

gliomata

play \glē-ˈō-mə-tə, glī-\
  1. :  a tumor arising from glial cells

Origin and Etymology 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

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