Glioblastoma. Definition

Medical Definition: Glioblastoma

Type of tumor in the spinal cord or brain is growing rapidly. It is formed from tissue glial (supportive) of the brain and spinal cord has cells that look very different from normal cells. Usually the glioblastoma occurs in adults and affects the brain to the spinal cord. Also called grade IV astrocytoma, GBM, glioblastoma multiforme.

* Automatic translation