[ muh-nin-jee-oh-muh ]
/ məˌnɪn dʒiˈoʊ mə /
noun, plural me·nin·gi·o·mas, me·nin·gi·o·ma·ta [muh-nin-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /məˌnɪn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges.
- meningeal artery,
- meningeal vein,
- meningitic streak,
Origin of meningioma
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The pop singer announced she has a meningioma, a type of benign brain tumor.Sheryl Crow’s Meningioma, an Exceedingly Common Brain Tumor|Daniel Stone|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
[ mə-nĭn′jē-ō′mə ]
n. pl. me•nin•gi•o•mas
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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