glioblastoma multiforme

noun

glioblastoma mul·​ti·​for·​me -ˌməlt-ə-ˈfȯrm-ē How to pronounce glioblastoma multiforme (audio)
: 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 Medicine

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“Glioblastoma multiforme.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glioblastoma%20multiforme. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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