neuroma

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neu·ro·ma

 (no͝o-rō′mə, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·ro·mas or neu·ro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed of nerve tissue.

neuroma

(njʊˈrəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) any tumour composed of nerve tissue
neuromatous adj

neu•ro•ma

(nʊˈroʊ mə, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor formed of nerve tissue.
[1830–40]
neu•rom′a•tous (-ˈrɒm ə təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuroma - any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
Translations

neuroma

n neurinoma m; neuroma m; acoustic — (vestibular schwannoma) schwannoma m vestibular, neurinoma del acústico; Morton’s — neuroma de Morton
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In this article, we report the successful treatment of the amputation neuroma of the distal phalanx with the microsurgical distal second toe transfer.
Traditionally, surgical treatment of the painful amputation neuroma of finger includes inhibition of axonal growth and translocation away from noxious stimuli.