a tumor of nervous tissue derived from interstitial cells, in which the cells are relatively well-differentiated and resemble astrocytes. The occur primarily in the crebrum and cerebellum.
Type of brain tumour. Most common type of glioma. Develops from cells called astrocytes. Grade IV astrocytoma also called glioblastoma multiforme.
Tumor of the brain or spinal cord that is composed of astrocytes.