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craniopharyngioma

noun cra·nio·pha·ryn·gi·o·ma
\-ˌfar-ən-jē-ˈō-mə, -fə-ˌrin-jē-ˈō-mə\
plural cra·nio·pha·ryn·gi·o·mas also cra·nio·pha·ryn·gi·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA

:  a tumor of the brain near the pituitary gland that develops especially in children or young adults from epithelium derived from the embryonic craniopharyngeal canal and that is often associated with increased intracranial pressure

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