TITLE

oligodendroglioma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1515
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "oligodendroglioma" is presented. The term refers to a malignant tumor of unknown etiology that consits mostly of oligodendrocytes and occurs principally in the cerebrum. It is from the Greek words oligos which means little, dendron which means tree, glia which means glue and oma which means tumor. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21238266

 

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