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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.


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


(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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Noun1.neuroma - any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose


n neurinoma m; neuroma m; acoustic — (vestibular schwannoma) schwannoma m vestibular, neurinoma del acústico; Morton’s — neuroma de Morton
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The sensitivity of auditory brainstem response testing for the diagnosis of acoustic neuromas. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
doctors used to call them acoustic neuromas because of this.
Retrosigmoid approach for small and medium-sized acoustic neuromas. Otol Neurotol 2002;23(2):141-5.
"Some ladies need to take extra care to wear fashionable but sensible heels, not too high or wobbly to avoid neuromas, sesamoid problems and painful bunions."
FNA results were inconclusive, and core biopsy yielded the result of traumatic neuromas.
Diagnostic and surgical challenges in resection of cerebellar angle tumors and acoustic neuromas. Surg Neurol Int 2012; 3:17.
These contain stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) by using GammaKnife (GK) and CyberKnife (CK) or stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) using CK or a linear accelerator (LINAC).1,6,7 Even though surgery presents both instancy and low rates of recurrence, the potential morbidity of surgical resection of acoustic neuromas (ANs) can be meaningful.
Palisaded encapsulated neuromas. A clinicopathologic study.
Lahoz, "Multiple interdigital neuromas: a retrospective study of 279 feet with 462 neuromas," Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, vol.
These indicated respectively Bilateral Acoustic Schwannomas (Neuromas) and multiple Meningiomas.
Occurrence of two interdigital neuromas in one foot.