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neuroma

[ noo-roh-muh, nyoo- ]
/ n蕣藞ro蕣 m蓹, ny蕣- /
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noun, plural neu路ro路mas, neu路ro路ma路ta [noo-roh-muh-tuh, nyoo-]. /n蕣藞ro蕣 m蓹 t蓹, ny蕣-/. Pathology.
a tumor formed of nerve tissue.
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Origin of neuroma

First recorded in 1830鈥40; neur- + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM neuroma

neu路rom路a路tous [noo-rom-uh-tuhs, nyoo-], /n蕣藞r蓲m 蓹 t蓹s, ny蕣-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neuroma

neuroma
/ (nj蕣藞r蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
any tumour composed of nerve tissue

Derived forms of neuroma

neuromatous (nj蕣藞r蓲m蓹t蓹s), adjective
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Medical definitions for neuroma

neuroma
[ nu-r艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. neu鈥o鈥as
A neoplasm derived from nerve tissue.
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