meningioma

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noun me·nin·gi·o·ma \mə-ˌnin-jē-ˈō-mə\

Definition of meningioma

plural

meningiomas

also

meningiomata

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  1. :  a slow-growing encapsulated typically benign tumor arising from the meninges and often causing damage by pressing upon the brain and adjacent parts

Origin and Etymology of meningioma

New Latin


First Known Use: 1922


Medical Dictionary

meningioma

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noun me·nin·gi·o·ma \mə-ˌnin-jē-ˈō-mə\

Medical Definition of meningioma

plural

meningiomas

also

meningiomata

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  1. :  a slow-growing encapsulated tumor arising from the meninges and often causing damage by pressing upon the brain and adjacent parts


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