astroblastoma

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astroblastoma

 [as″tro-blas-to´mah]
an astrocytoma of Grade II, composed of cells with abundant cytoplasm and two or three nuclei.

as·tro·blas·to·ma

(as'trō-blas-tō'mă),
A relatively poorly differentiated glioma composed of young, immature, neoplastic cells of the astrocytic series, frequently arranged radially with short fibrils terminating on small blood vessels.
[astro- + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]

astroblastoma

/as·tro·blas·to·ma/ (as″tro-blas-to´mah) an astrocytoma of Grade II; its cells resemble astroblasts, with abundant cytoplasm and two or three nuclei.

astroblastoma

pl. astroblastomas, astroblastomata [as′trōblastō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, aster, star, blastos, germ, oma, tumor
a malignant neoplasm of the brain and spinal cord. Cells of an astroblastoma lie around blood vessels or around connective tissue septa.

as·tro·blas·to·ma

(as'trō-blas-tō'mă)
A relatively poorly differentiated glioma composed of young, immature, neoplastic cells of the astrocytic series, frequently arranged radially with short fibrils terminating on small blood vessels.
[astro- + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]

astroblastoma

an astrocytoma, composed of cells with abundant cytoplasm and two or three nuclei.
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