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craniopharyngioma in Medicine

craniopharyngioma

(krā′nē-ō-fə-rĭn′jē-ōmə, -făr′ĭn-jē-)
n.
  1. A tumor of the brain that develops from the epithelium derived from Rathke's pouch and usually affects children.
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