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a glioma composed of two or more malignant elements, most frequently astrocytoma and oligodendroglioma.
a tumor, composed of glial cells, that contains more than one kind of cell, the most common being nonneural cells of ectodermal origin.
mixed gliomaA term that has been applied to various brain tumours, such as:
(1) Astroependymoma—a tumour of uncertain parentage, possibly equivalent to common intracranial ependymoma; it is not a recognised pathological entity;
(2) A glioblastoma with marked spindle cell component, which is regarded as a clinical and pathological variant of high-grade astrocytoma;
(3) Oligoastrocytoma, see there.
A glioma composed of several different types of cells, including for example astrocytes, ependymal cells, and/or oligodendrocytes
See also: glioma