oligoastrocytoma

noun
ol·​i·​go·​as·​tro·​cy·​to·​ma | \ ˈä-li-gō-ˌa-strə-sī-ˈtō-mə, ˈō-, ə-ˈli-gə- How to pronounce oligoastrocytoma (audio) \
plural oligoastrocytomas

Medical Definition of oligoastrocytoma

: a brain tumor that is composed of glial tissue containing both oligodendrocytes and astrocytes and that occurs chiefly in the frontal and temporal lobes of the cerebrum — see mixed glioma

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