Medical Definition of craniopharyngioma
plural cra·nio·pha·ryn·gi·o·mas also cra·nio·pha·ryn·gi·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play
: 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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