gliomata

glioma

[glahy-oh-muh]
noun, plural gliomas, gliomata [glahy-oh-muh-tuh] .
a tumor of the brain composed of neuroglia.

Origin:
1865–70; < Neo-Latin; see glia, -oma

gliomatous [glahy-oh-muh-tuhs, -om-uh-] , adjective
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glioma (ɡlaɪˈəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mata, -mas
a tumour of the brain and spinal cord, composed of neuroglia cells and fibres
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek glia glue + -oma]
 
gli'omatous
 
adj

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glioma gli·o·ma (glē-ō'mə, glī-)
n. pl. gli·o·mas or gli·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor that originates in the neuroglia of the brain or the spinal cord.


gli·om'a·tous (-ŏm'ə-təs, -ō'mə-) adj.
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