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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Pineocitoma

Pineocytoma (PIN-ee-oh-sy-TOH-muh)
A slow growing type of brain tumor that occurs in or around the pineal gland, a tiny organ near the center of the brain.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.