Type of brain tumour. Glioma which develops from cells called oligodendrocytes.
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a rare type of cancerous brain tumour that occurs most commonly in the cerebrum
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a tumour of oligodendrocytes
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Oligodendroglioma: A rare slow-growing type of brain tumor that begins in cells called oligodendrocytes, which provide support and nourishment for cells that transmit nerve impulses. Also called an oligodendroglial tumor.
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<oncology, tumour> May be subdivided into primary brain tumours and the more common, secondary brain tumours. Primary brain tumours (for example astrocytoma, craniopharyngioma, glioma, ependymoma, neuroglioma, oligodendroglioma, glioblastoma multiforme, meningioma, medulloblastoma) arise from the uncontrolled proliferation of cells within the
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(ol″ĭ-go-den″dro-gli-o´mә) a neoplasm derived from and composed of oligodendroglia.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ol′i-gō-den′drō-glī-ō′mă Definitions: 1. A relatively rare, relatively slow-growing glioma derived from oligodendrocytes that occurs most frequently in the cerebrum of adult humans; the neoplasm is grossly homogeneous, fairly well circumscribed, moderately firm, and somewhat gritt
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A type of brain tumour.
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A rare, slow-growing tumor that begins in oligodendrocytes (cells that cover and protect nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord). Also called oligodendroglial tumor.
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Oligodendrogliomas are a type of glioma that are believed to originate from the oligodendrocytes of the brain or from a glial precursor cell. They occur primarily in adults (9.4% of all primary brain and central nervous system tumors) but are also found in children (4% of all primary brain tumors). The average age at diagnosis is 35 years. ==Etiol
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