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me·nin·gi·o·ma

 (mə-nĭn′jē-ō′mə)
n. pl. me·nin·gi·o·mas or me·nin·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A slow-growing tumor of the meninges, occurring most often in adults.

[Short for meningothelioma : meningo- + (endo)thelioma.]
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meningioma

(məˌnɪndʒɪˈəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a tumour of the meninges of the brain that grows slowly and is usually benign, although it can be malignant
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me•nin•gi•o•ma

(məˌnɪn dʒiˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges.
[1920–25; shortening of meningothelioma= mening (es) + -o- + (endo)thelioma a tumor originating in the endothelium]
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Noun1.meningioma - a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cordmeningioma - a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord; usually slow growing and sometimes malignant
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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méningiome

me·nin·gi·o·ma

n. meningioma, neoplasma vascular gen. benigno de desarrollo lento que se origina en las meninges.
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meningioma

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7 It has been reported that approximately 2%-4% of all meningeal tumors were HPCs.8 HPC was used to be considered as one of the variants of meningioma and was often referred to as 'angioblastic meningioma'.
The histogenesis of CNS HPC is controversial, thought to be either soft tissue tumors or an aggressive variant of angioblastic meningioma (9).
Meningioma, meningeal hemangiopericytoma (angioblastic meningioma), peripheral hemangiopericytoma, and acoustic schwannoma: a comparative immunohistochemical study.