Definition of astrocytic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌastrəˈsitik/



See astrocyte

‘The neoplastic cells demonstrated a spectrum of morphology ranging from astrocytic cells with only mildly enlarged, irregular nuclei to multinucleated cells displaying pleomorphic nuclei.’
  • ‘Similarly, in astrocytic tumors, microsatellite instability is not associated with progression.’
  • ‘Melanotic astrocytic tumors have been reported only recently.’
  • ‘Histopathology revealed a malignant neoplasm with areas of astrocytic and primitive neuroectodermal components.’
  • ‘These mutations are present in 30% of astrocytic brain tumours.’