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neurofibroma

Saltos de línea: neuro|fibroma
Pronunciación: /ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)fʌɪˈbrəʊmə
 
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Definición de neurofibroma en inglés:

sustantivo (plural neurofibromas or neurofibromata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A tumour formed on a nerve cell sheath, frequently symptomless but occasionally malignant.
Example sentences
  • The intracranial tumors associated with neurofibromatosis include optic gliomas, other astrocytomas, neurilemomas, acoustic neuromas, neurofibromas, and meningiomas.
  • A number of examples of tumors with some malignant features exist, for example, oyster epithelioma, neurofibromas, sarcomas, and leukocytic neoplasms (leukemia-like disorders).
  • In fact, pain or sudden enlargement of a pre-existing mass in this setting should lead to immediate biopsy to exclude the possibility of malignant transformation of a neurofibroma.

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