gemistocytic astrocytoma


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ge·mis·to·cyt·ic as·tro·cy·to·ma

an astrocytoma composed primarily of gemistocytic-type astrocytes.
Synonym(s): gemistocytoma

astrocytoma

a common intracranial tumor composed of astrocytes; classified in order of malignancy as differentiated or undifferentiated groups.

gemistocytic astrocytoma
comprises gemistocytic astrocytes, plump or swollen astrocytes or gemistocytes.