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 (no͝o-rō′mə, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·ro·mas or neu·ro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed of nerve tissue.
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n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) any tumour composed of nerve tissue
neuromatous adj
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(nʊˈroʊ mə, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor formed of nerve tissue.
neu•rom′a•tous (-ˈrɒm ə təs) adj.
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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
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n neurinoma m; neuroma m; acoustic — (vestibular schwannoma) schwannoma m vestibular, neurinoma del acústico; Morton’s — neuroma de Morton
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He not only served as our department chair, but was notably one of the earliest pioneers of cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants, and was recognized as one of America's leading experts of acoustic neuroma management and cochlear implantation.
An acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumour that grows on the nerve connecting the ear to the brain.
He blames Nokia phones for giving him an acoustic neuroma on a nerve between his inner ear and brain.
Stefano Bertone won a statefunded pension for Roberto Romeo, 57, after claiming excessive mobile use caused his acoustic neuroma tumour - the same type as Neil's.
Acoustic neuroma (AN) is a benign tumor arising from the perineural Schwann cells of the vestibular branch of the vestibulo-cochlear nerve.
The three main approaches for acoustic neuroma surgeries are the middle fossa, translabyrinthine, and retrosigmoid.
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