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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cancer of the brain that originates in astrocytes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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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