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myxopapillary ependymoma

[ mĭk′sō-păpə-lĕr′ē, -pə-pĭlə-rē ]
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n.

A slow-growing ependymoma of the terminal filum occurring most often in young adults and consisting of cuboidal cells surrounding a mucinous vascular core.

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