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glioblastoma multiforme

noun glioblastoma mul·ti·for·me \ -ˌməlt-ə-ˈfȯrm-ē \

medical Definition of glioblastoma multiforme

:glioblastoma
  • Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common and most deadly primary brain tumor. It is a complex disease, in which many signaling pathways are disrupted.
  • —Markus Bredal et al.The New England Journal of Medicine17 Feb. 2011

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