gliomatosis


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gliomatosis

 [gli″o-mah-to´sis]
excessive development of the neuroglia, especially of the spinal cord, in certain cases of syringomyelia.

gli·o·ma·to·sis

(glī'ō-mă-tō'sis),
Neoplastic growth of neuroglial cells in the brain or spinal cord; the term is used especially with reference to a relatively large neoplasm or to multiple foci.
Synonym(s): neurogliomatosis

gliomatosis

/gli·o·ma·to·sis/ (gli″o-mah-to´sis) diffuse formation of gliomas.

gli·o·ma·to·sis

(glī'ō-mă-tō'sis)
Neoplastic growth of neuroglial cells in the brain or spinal cord; the term is used especially with reference to a relatively large neoplasm or to multiple foci.
Synonym(s): neurogliomatosis.

gliomatosis

excessive development of the neuroglia, especially of the spinal cord, in certain cases of syringomyelia.
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