neuro-oncology

noun
neu·ro-on·col·o·gy | \ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-än-ˈkä-lə-jē, -äŋ- \

Medical Definition of neuro-oncology 

: a branch of medical science dealing with tumors of the nervous system

Learn More about neuro-oncology

Share neuro-oncology

Comments on neuro-oncology

What made you want to look up neuro-oncology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!