m. oncol. Tumor cerebral que deriva de las células de la oligodendroglia y que, en ocasiones, puede tender a la malignidad.

Medical Dictionary. 2011.

Tumor cerebral poco frecuente formado por células ectodérmicas no neurales que habitualmente forman parte del tejido conectivo de soporte que rodea a las células nerviosas.

Diccionario Mosby - Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999.

Diccionario médico. 2013.

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