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oligodendroglioma

Line breaks: oligo|dendro|gli¦oma
Pronunciation: /ˌɒlɪɡə(ʊ)ˌdɛndrə(ʊ)ɡlɪˈəʊmə
 
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Definition of oligodendroglioma in English:

noun (plural oligodendrogliomas or oligodendrogliomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A tumour derived from oligodendroglia.
Example sentences
  • 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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