Definition of meningioma in English:

meningioma

Syllabification: me·nin·gi·o·ma
Pronunciation: /məˌninjēˈōmə
 
/

noun (plural meningiomas or meningiomata /-ˈōmətə/)

Medicine
  • A tumor, usually benign, arising from meningeal tissue of the brain.
    More example sentences
    • Radiosurgery is ideal for treating both benign and malignant tumors such as acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, metastases, and gliomas, as well as blood vessel abnormalities such as arteriovenous malformations.
    • Again, the neurologic malignancy section is definitive and includes meningiomas, metastatic brain tumors and central nervous system lymphomas, subjects that are often difficult to find in textbooks.
    • His psychiatrist said yesterday that he had multiple meningiomas or benign tumours adjacent to his brain.

More definitions of meningioma

Definition of meningioma in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space