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Definition of oligodendroglioma in English:
noun (plural oligodendrogliomas or oligodendrogliomata ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)ˌdɛndrə(ʊ)ɡlɪˈəʊmətə)Medicine
A tumour derived from oligodendroglia.
- Touch preparations are recommended for pituitary adenomas, oligodendrogliomas, and lymphomas.
- Loss of p16 gene expression and protein down-regulation have been disclosed in various human gliomas, including oligodendrogliomas.
- The present study, which uses specific PCR analysis of alleles on key chromosomes implicated in the pathogenesis of most oligodendrogliomas, confirms and extends these findings.
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