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Pronunciation: gli'o-sar-ko'ma

Definition: A glioblastoma multiforme with an associated malignant mesenchymal component. Sometimes used as a term for a malignant neoplasm derived from connective tissue (that associated with blood vessels in the brain) in which there are proliferating glial cells.

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