Definition of Brain tumor

1. Noun. A tumor in the brain.

Exact synonyms: Brain Tumour
Generic synonyms: Neoplasm, Tumor, Tumour
Specialized synonyms: Glioblastoma, Spongioblastoma, Glioma

Definition of Brain tumor

1. Noun. An intracranial growth of abnormal and uncontrolled cell division. ¹

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Literary usage of Brain tumor

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"He therefore communicates an observation which he met with in his experience. A brother and sister both died of brain tumor. In the brother's case there was ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"About one-third of all cases of brain tumor are found in children. ... Social status does not seem to influence the development of brain tumor, ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1893)
"A CASE OF brain tumor WITH HIGH GRADE OF CHOKED DISK. —AUTOPSY. ... Cases of brain tumor are not so exceedingly rare as to excite our special wonder, ..."

4. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1914)
"TYPE AND INCIDENCE OF brain tumor Tuberculous tumors are by far the most frequent form of intra- cranial neoplasms occurring in childhood. ..."

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