Classification and external resources
ICD-O: 9506/1
MeSH D018306

Neurocytoma (or neuroepithelioma) is a type of nervous system tumor which is primarily derived from nervous tissue.[1]

This is in contrast to the gliomas (such as oligodendroglioma), which are derived from glial cells, which are not derived from nervous tissue.


  1. ^ "neurocytoma" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary

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