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glioblastoma

Syllabification: gli·o·blas·to·ma
Pronunciation: /ˌɡlīōblaˈstōmə
 
/

Definition of glioblastoma in English:

noun (plural glioblastomas or glioblastomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A highly invasive glioma in the brain.
Example sentences
  • Only highly malignant brain tumors, glioblastomas, were considered.
  • This treatment is available for patients who have small glioblastomas or other primary malignant brain tumors.
  • Of the other two, one had a papilloma of the choroid plexus and the other a glioblastoma.

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