astrocytoma

Pronunciation:(AS-troh-sy-TOH-muh)

Definition: A tumor that begins in the brain or spinal cord in small, star-shaped cells called astrocytes.Cancer.govPatient

astrocitomaTumor que empieza en el cerebro o la médula espinal, cuyas células pequeñas en forma de estrella se llaman astrocitos.Cancer.govPatient Date last modified: 2007-04-19Brain CancerTumores cerebrales