neurilemmoma

noun

neu·​ri·​lem·​mo·​ma
variants or neurilemoma or neurolemmoma
plural neurilemmomas also neurilemmomata -mət-ə How to pronounce neurilemmoma (audio)
: 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 22 Apr. 2024.

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