glioblastoma multiforme

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Synonyms (6)

adult glioblastoma multiforme, primary glioblastoma multiforme, GBM (Glioblastoma), grade IV adult Astrocytic tumor, GBM, spongioblastoma multiforme


Definitions (1)

An astrocytoma characterized by the presence of small areas of necrotizing tissue that is surrounded by anaplastic cells as well as the presence of hyperplastic blood vessels, and that has_material_basis_in abnormally proliferating cells derives_from multiple cell types including astrocytes and oligondroctyes.


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