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Glossary: oligodendroglioma, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

oligodendroglioma

(AH-lih-goh-DEN-droh-glee-OH-muh)

A rare, slow-growing tumor that begins in oligodendrocytes (cells that cover and protect nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord). Also called oligodendroglial tumor.

2007-10-08