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See glioma.


(gli-o'ma) plural.gliomata [glia + -oma]
1. A sarcoma of neuroglial origin.
2. A neoplasm or tumor composed of neuroglial cells, (i.e., cells that provide the supportive structure for neurons). Examples of gliomas include astrocytomas, ependymomas, and oligodendrogliomas. Synonym: glioblastoma; neuroglioma.gliomatous (gli-o'ma-tus), adjective

mixed glioma

A glioma composed of several different types of cells, including for example astrocytes, ependymal cells, and/or oligodendrocytes

glioma retinae

A malignant tumor of the retina that occurs in children and metastasizes late.
See: pseudoglioma