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Meaning of "glioblastoma" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLIOBLASTOMA

glioblastoma  [ˌɡlaɪəʊblæsˈtəʊmə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLIOBLASTOMA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glioblastoma is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GLIOBLASTOMA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

glioblastoma

Glioblastoma multiforme

Glioblastoma multiforme, WHO classification name "glioblastoma", is the most common and most aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in humans, involving glial cells and accounting for 52% of all functional tissue brain tumor cases and 20% of all intracranial tumors. GBM is rare, with incidence of 2–3 cases per 100,000 in Europe and North America. It presents two variants: giant cell glioblastoma and gliosarcoma. Treatment can involve chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Median survival with standard-of-care radiation and chemotherapy with temozolomide is 15 months. Median survival without treatment is 4½ months. Although no randomized controlled trials have been done, surgery remains the standard of care.

Definition of glioblastoma in the English dictionary

The definition of glioblastoma in the dictionary is a malignant tumour of the central nervous system.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLIOBLASTOMA


astrocytoma
ˌæstrəʊsaɪˈtəʊmə
blastoma
ˌblæsˈtəʊmə
diploma
dɪˈpləʊmə
haematoma
ˌhiːməˈtəʊmə
hematoma
ˌhiːməˈtəʊmə
hepatoma
ˌhɛpəˈtəʊmə
homer
ˈhəʊmə
keratoma
ˌkɛrəˈtəʊmə
medulloblastoma
mɪˌdʌləʊblæsˈtəʊmə
mycetoma
ˌmaɪsɪˈtəʊmə
nephroblastoma
ˌnɛfrəʊblæsˈtəʊmə
neuroblastoma
ˌnjʊərəʊblæsˈtəʊmə
odontoma
ˌɒdɒnˈtəʊmə
Oklahoma
ˌəʊkləˈhəʊmə
retinoblastoma
ˌrɛtɪnəʊˌblæsˈtəʊmə
scotoma
skɒˈtəʊmə
steatoma
ˌstɪəˈtəʊmə
stoma
ˈstəʊmə
teratoma
ˌtɛrəˈtəʊmə
xerostoma
ˌzɪərəʊˈstəʊmə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLIOBLASTOMA

glime
glimmer
glimmering
glimmeringly
glimmery
glimpse
glimpser
Glinka
glint
glinty
glioma
gliomata
gliomatosis
gliomatous
gliosis
glisk
glissade
glissader
glissandi
glissando

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLIOBLASTOMA

adenocarcinoma
aural haematoma
boma
carcinoma
chroma
coma
eclipse scotoma
glaucoma
homa
loma
lymphoma
melanoma
mesothelioma
myeloma
noma
Roma
sarcoma
scyphistoma
soma
Tacoma

Synonyms and antonyms of glioblastoma in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «glioblastoma» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLIOBLASTOMA

Find out the translation of glioblastoma to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glioblastoma from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glioblastoma» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

胶质母细胞瘤
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

glioblastoma
570 millions of speakers

English

glioblastoma
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ग्लियोब्लास्टोमा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ورم أرومي دبقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

глиобластомы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

glioblastoma
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

glioblastoma
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

glioblastome
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Glioblastoma
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Glioblastom
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

膠芽細胞腫
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아교 모세포종
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Glioblastoma
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

glioblastoma
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிளைய மூலச்செல்புற்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ग्लिओब्लास्टोमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

glioblastoma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

glioblastoma
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

glejak
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гліобластоми
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

glioblastom
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γλοιοβλάστωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

glioblastomen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glioblastom
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glioblastom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glioblastoma

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLIOBLASTOMA»

The term «glioblastoma» is regularly used and occupies the 65.895 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLIOBLASTOMA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «glioblastoma» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «glioblastoma» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glioblastoma

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLIOBLASTOMA»

Discover the use of glioblastoma in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glioblastoma and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Glioblastoma Multiforme
The book provides basic researchers and clinicians with a contemporary review of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, and also imparts to experienced investigators outside of the field sufficient background ...
James Markert, 2005
2
Glioblastoma:: Molecular Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and ...
Hopefully, this book will be an important source of information on glioblastoma and therefore be highly useful to the students, postdoctoral fellows, principal investigators, and clinicians involved in this field.
Swapan K. Ray, 2009
3
Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 1: Gliomas: ...
The most recent developments in diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of Gliomas (Glioblastoma) in the brain are presented. The importance of personalized medicine and clinical validation for targeted therapy are discussed.
M. A. Hayat, 2011
4
A Statistic of One: My Walk with Glioblastoma Multiforme
Despite the dire statistics associated with a diagnosis of glioblastoma, there are several stories of long-term survival; these stories gave him hope that this cancer could be tamed.
Stephen Hatrak, 2012
5
Medifocus Guidebook on Glioblastoma
The MediFocus Guidebook on Glioblastoma is the most comprehensive, up-to-date source of information available.
Medifocus. com, Inc., Elliot Jacob, 2012
6
Oncology of CNS Tumors
from the classic glioblastoma, i.e., giant cell glioblastoma and gliosarcoma. Giant cell glioblastoma is characterized by numerous pleomorphic, multinucleated giant cells that may be extremely bizarre and reach sizes up to 500 mm (Fig. 1.7h ).
Jörg-Christian Tonn, Manfred Westphal, J. T. Rutka, 2010
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Neuro-Oncology of CNS Tumors
The tumor lacks any clear-cut borders and grows into the cortical gray matter. c Glioblastoma in the left temporal lobe with a heterogeneous cut surface demonstrating areas of necrosis and intratumoral hemorrhages. d Larger magnification of ...
J.-C. Tonn, Manfred Westphal, 2006
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Synthetic Nano-low Density Lipoprotein as Targeted Drug ...
Aim of project; The aim of this dissertation was to develop a synthetic nano-low density lipoprotein particle (nLDL) and demonstrate its feasibility as a targeted drug delivery vehicle for glioblastoma multiforme. Chapter 1 provides background ...
Mina Nikanjam, 2007
9
Neurology in Clinical Practice: The neurological disorders
Those cases that evolve to glioblastoma (secondary glioblastoma) typically retain evidence of TP53 mutation and may even show additional TP53 gene mutations or clonal expansion of the tumor cells with mutation (on the other hand, de novo ...
Walter George Bradley, 2004
10
Brain Tumor Pathology: Current Diagnostic Hotspots and Pitfalls
Therefore, in single cases the LI can be used for identifying glioblastoma only when its value is higher than the highest value recognized to anaplastic astrocytoma and, needless to say, of astrocytoma. A problem of great practical importance is ...
Davide Schiffer, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLIOBLASTOMA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glioblastoma is used in the context of the following news items.
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The thyroid hormone-αvβ3 integrin axis in ovarian cancer: regulation …
These latter results are distinct from our published data in glioblastoma and myeloma models, in which RGD effectively blocked T4-induced ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
2
Astrocytes promote glioma invasion via the gap junction protein …
Although there is limited correlation of mRNA and protein levels among glioblastoma samples, we queried the glioma repository of The Cancer ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
Tocagen's lead immuno-oncology product, Toca 511 & Toca FC …
This treatment will enter a registrational study called Toca 5 later this year in patients with recurrent glioblastoma or anaplastic astrocytoma. «pharmabiz.com, Jul 15»
4
Positive persistence: West Middlesex teen keeps humor, optimism in …
“We just discovered about a month ago he had glioblastoma,” she said. “He's going to go through seven weeks of radiation at Children's ... «The Herald, Jul 15»
5
Real-World and Phase 1 Safety Studies of Immuno-Oncology …
Preclinical studies with nivolumab prolonged survival in a glioblastoma mouse model, and combining both agents increased tumor infiltration of ... «AJMC.com Managed Markets Network, Jul 15»
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FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Tocagen's Toca 511 & Toca …
This treatment will enter a registrational study called Toca 5 later this year in patients with recurrent glioblastoma or anaplastic astrocytoma. «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Epigenetic Driver of Glioblastoma Provides New Therapeutic Target
This epigenetic activity helps explain how glioblastoma can resist treatment. What's more, drugs that modify LSD1 levels could provide a new ... «UCSD Medical Center, Jul 15»
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ImmunoCellular, Novella partner to conduct ICT-107 phase 3 …
... agreement with Novella Clinical (Novella), to conduct the phase 3 registration trial of ICT-107 in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma. «News-Medical.net, Jul 15»
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New Glioblastoma Atlas Aims to Drive Research in New Ways
The Seattle-based medical research organization has now released the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas, a similarly open resource that provides comprehensive genetic ... «http://journals.lww.com/oncology-times/Pages/aboutthhttp://journals.lww.com/oncology-times/pages/def, Jul 15»
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Study suggests which glioblastoma patients may benefit from drug …
The findings suggest that pretesting patient glioblastoma biopsies will help identify who may respond well to dasatinib and who should avoid ... «Mid Columbia Tri City Herald, Jul 15»

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