myxopapillary ependymoma

[mĭk′sō-păpə-lĕr′ē, -pə-pĭlə-rē]


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

Nearby words

  1. myxoma,
  2. myxomatosis,
  3. myxomembranous colitis,
  4. myxomycete,
  5. myxomycetous,
  6. myxopapilloma,
  7. myxopoiesis,
  8. myxorrhea,
  9. myxosarcoma,
  10. myxospore

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