medulloblastoma

Pronunciation: (MED-yoo-loh-blas-TOH-muh)

A malignant brain tumor that begins in the lower part of the brain and that can spread to the spine or to other parts of the body. Medulloblastomas are a type of primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET).

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Date last modified: 2002-12-06