gliosarcoma

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gliosarcoma

 [gli″o-sahr-ko´mah]
glioma combined with sarcoma.

gli·o·sar·co·ma

(glī'ō-sar-kō'mă),
A glioblastoma multiforme with an associated malignant mesenchymal component. Sometimes used as a term for a malignant neoplasm derived from connective tissue (for example, that associated with blood vessels in the brain) in which there are proliferating glial cells.

gliosarcoma

Neuropathology A glioblastoma with sarcomatous elements Prognosis Poor, highly aggressive; most Pts die within 1 yr

gli·o·sar·co·ma

(glī'ō-sahr-kō'mă)
A glioblastoma multiforme with an associated malignant mesenchymal component. Sometimes used as a term for a malignant neoplasm derived from connective tissue (e.g., that associated with blood vessels in the brain) in which there are proliferating glial cells.
[G. glio, glue + sarco, flesh + -oma, tumor]