mixed glioma

A brain tumor that occurs in more than one type of brain cell, including astrocytes, ependymal cells, and oligodendrocytes.

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  • Oligoastrocytoma — Classification and external resources ICD O: 9382 Contents …   Wikipedia

  • OLIG2 — Oligodendrocyte lineage transcription factor 2 Identifiers Symbols OLIG2; BHLHB1; OLIGO2; PRKCBP2; RACK17; bHLHe19 External IDs …   Wikipedia

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  • oligoastrocytoma — ol·i·go·as·tro·cy·to·ma (ol″ĭ go as″tro si toґmə) a mixed glioma consisting of elements derived from astrocytes and elements derived from oligodendrocytes …   Medical dictionary

  • oligoastrocytoma — A rare type of brain tumor made up of two kinds of cells, oligodendrocytes and astrocytes, which are brain cells that nourish and support nerve cells. Also called mixed glioma …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Oligodendroglioma — Classification and external resources Micrograph of an oligodendroglioma showing the characteristic branching, small, chicken wire like blood vessels and fried egg like cells, with clear …   Wikipedia

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