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glioma

 [gli-o´mah]
a tumor composed of neuroglia in any of its states of development; sometimes extended to include all intrinsic neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord, such as astrocytomas, ependymomas, and so on. Called also neuroglioma and neurospongioma. adj., adj glio´matous.
glioma re´tinae retinoblastoma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gli·o·ma

(glī-ō'mă),
Any neoplasm derived from one of the various types of cells that form the interstitial tissue of the brain, spinal cord, pineal gland, posterior pituitary gland, and retina.
[G. glia, glue, + -oma, tumor]
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glioma

(glē-ō′mə, glī-)
n. pl. glio·mas or glio·mata (-mə-tə)
A tumor originating in the neuroglia of the brain or spinal cord.
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glioma

noun A tumour of glial cells of the brain.

Pronunciation:
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, GLAI oh ma
Medspeak-US: pronounced, GLEE oh ma
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glioma

Neurology A tumor of the brain and spinal cord arising from glial/support cells. See Brainstem glioma, Glioblastoma, Mixed glioma, Oligodendroglioma, Optic glioma, Pseudoglioma.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gli·o·ma

(glī-ō'mă)
Any neoplasm derived from one of the various types of cells that form the interstitial tissue of the brain, spinal cord, pineal gland, posterior pituitary gland, and retina.
[G. glia, glue, + -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

glioma

A tumour of the binding (glial) tissue of the brain-the neurological connective tissue. Gliomas are the commonest kind of brain tumour. They vary widely in malignancy and rate of growth. Depending on the type of glial tissue involved, or on their structural characteristics, gliomas may be called astrocytomas, glioblastomas, oligodendrogliomas, ependymomas and medulloblastomas.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

gli·o·ma

(glī-ō'mă)
Neoplasm derived from cells that form interstitial tissue of the brain, spinal cord, pineal gland, posterior pituitary gland, and retina.
[G. glia, glue, + -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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