neurilemmoma

noun
neu·​ri·​lem·​mo·​ma
variants: or neurilemoma or neurolemmoma \ -​lə-​ˈmō-​mə How to pronounce neurolemmoma (audio) \
plural neurilemmomas also neurilemmomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce neurilemmomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurilemmoma

: a tumor of the myelinated sheaths of nerve fibers that consist of Schwann cells in a matrix

called also neurinoma, schwannoma

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“Neurilemmoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurilemmoma. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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