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meningioma

[ muh-nin-jee-oh-muh ]
/ m蓹藢n瑟n d蕭i藞o蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural me路nin路gi路o路mas, me路nin路gi路o路ma路ta [muh-nin-jee-oh-muh-tuh]. /m蓹藢n瑟n d蕭i藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges.
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Origin of meningioma

1920鈥25; shortening of meningothelioma, equivalent to mening(es) + -o- + (endo)thelioma
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Medical definitions for meningioma

meningioma
[ m蓹-n沫n鈥瞛膿-艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. me鈥in鈥i鈥鈥as
A slow-growing tumor of the meninges often creating pressure and damaging the brain and adjacent tissues, occurring most often in adults.
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