Origin of neuroma
First Known Use: circa 1847
Medical Definition of neuroma
plural neu·ro·mas also neu·ro·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play
1: a tumor or mass growing from a nerve and usually consisting of nerve fibers
2: a mass of nerve tissue in an amputation stump resulting from abnormal regrowth of the stumps of severed nerves—called also amputation neuroma
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