Definition of Glioblastoma

1. Noun. A fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal.

Exact synonyms: Spongioblastoma
Generic synonyms: Brain Tumor, Brain Tumour



Definition of Glioblastoma

1. Noun. A fast-growing, malignant tumor of the brain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glioblastoma

1. [n -MATA or -MAS]

Medical Definition of Glioblastoma

1. A malignant brain tumour that accounts for 75% of glial tumours (arising from glial cells in the brain). Treatment is difficult and consists of a combination of radiation therapy and surgery. (17 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glioblastoma

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glioblastoma (current term)
glioblastoma multiforme
glioblastomas
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glioblastosis cerebri
glioma
glioma of optic chiasm
glioma of the spinal cord
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gliomatosis
gliomatosis cerebri
gliomatous
gliomyxoma
glioneuroma

Literary usage of Glioblastoma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"However, certain features in the present series suggest that few of these tumours could be properly called glioblastoma multi- forme. ..."

2. Beneficial Uses and Production of Isotopes: 2000 Update by Nea, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"European Clinical Trials of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy for glioblastoma, Nuclear News, Vol. 41. No. ..."

3. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Fankhauser (1947) described 2 glioblastoma multiforme in cattle, one of which occurred concomitantly with multiple ..."

4. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"... is a bimodal therapy first proposed over fifty years ago as a means of treating malignant brain tumours, in particular, glioblastoma multiform (GBM). ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"However, certain features in the present series suggest that few of these tumours could be properly called glioblastoma multi- forme. ..."

6. Beneficial Uses and Production of Isotopes: 2000 Update by Nea, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"European Clinical Trials of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy for glioblastoma, Nuclear News, Vol. 41. No. ..."

7. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Fankhauser (1947) described 2 glioblastoma multiforme in cattle, one of which occurred concomitantly with multiple ..."

8. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"... is a bimodal therapy first proposed over fifty years ago as a means of treating malignant brain tumours, in particular, glioblastoma multiform (GBM). ..."

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