- a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges.
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
June 6, 2012
- 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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