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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A malignant tumor of nervous tissue composed of astrocytes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a tumor of nervous tissue derived from interstitial cells, in which the cells are relatively well-differentiated and resemble astrocytes. The occur primarily in the crebrum and cerebellum.

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  • noun medicine A cancer of the brain that originates in astrocytes

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