Ependymal tumor

What is Ependymal tumor?

Ependymal tumor meaning A type of brain tumor that begins in cells lining the spinal cord central canal (fluid-filled space down the center) or the ventricles (fluid-filled spaces of the brain). Ependymal tumors may also form in the choroid plexus (tissue in the ventricles that makes cerebrospinal fluid).

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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