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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.
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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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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