Medical Definition of Glioblastoma multiforme
Glioblastoma multiforme: A highly malignant, rapidly growing type of brain tumor that arises from glial cells in the brain. Early symptoms may include sleepiness, headache, and vomiting. Also called a grade IV astrocytoma. Treatment can involve surgery and radiation treatment.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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