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neuroma Line breaks: neur|oma
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊəˈrəʊmə/

Definition of neuroma in English:

noun (plural neuromas or neuromata ˌnjʊəˈrəʊmətə)

Another term for neurofibroma.
Example sentences
  • Lipomas, hemangiomas, neuromas, and fibromas are benign neoplasms that occur in the neck.
  • By doing this, they wondered whether they could also permanently turn off their chronic pain signals, which are involved in severe arthritis, peripheral neuromas, trigeminal neuralgia, and advanced cancer?
  • The intracranial tumors associated with neurofibromatosis include optic gliomas, other astrocytomas, neurilemomas, acoustic neuromas, neurofibromas, and meningiomas.

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