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acoustic neuroma

noun

Medical Definition of ACOUSTIC NEUROMA

:  a nonmalignant usually slow-growing tumor involving the Schwann cells of a vestibular nerve that may cause deafness, tinnitus, and disturbance of the sense of balance and may be life threatening if not treated

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June 30, 2015
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