oligodendroblastoma

Obsolete term for oligodendroglioma. [oligo- + G. dendron, tree, + blastos, germ, + -oma]

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ol·i·go·den·dro·blas·to·ma (ol″ĭ-go-den″dro-blas-toґmə) oligodendroglioma.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • oligodendroblastoma — Véase oligodendroglioma. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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