Definition of Neuroma

1. Noun. Any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system.

Generic synonyms: Neoplasm, Tumor, Tumour
Derivative terms: Neuromatous

Definition of Neuroma

1. n. A tumor developed on, or connected with, a nerve, esp. one consisting of new-formed nerve fibers.

Definition of Neuroma

1. Noun. (pathology) A tumour composed of nerve cells ¹

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Definition of Neuroma

1. a type of tumor [n -MAS or -MATA] - See also: tumor

Medical Definition of Neuroma

1. A benign tumour from nervous tissue. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neuroma

neurological disease
neurological disorder
neurolymphomatosis gallinarum
neurolytic block
neuroma (current term)
neuroma cutis
neuroma telangiectodes
neuromast organ

Literary usage of Neuroma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1906)
"neuroma EMBRYONALE OF THE CHOROID PLEXUS OF THE CAT. BY HS STEENSLAND, MD (From the Pathological Laboratory of the College of Medicine, Syracuse University] ..."

2. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"If the growths are numerous and excision not advisable or desired, the continued administration of arsenic could be tried. neuroma Synonyms. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1870)
"The horn itself was quite insensible. Sept. 9. Traumatic neuroma of Brachial ... There was a separate neuroma of small size upon the extremity of the ..."

4. Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics by John Collins Warren (1900)
"neuroma. " neuroma " is a term originally applied to a tumor supposed to consist ... A new formation of nerve-tissue does, however, occur. The term neuroma ..."

5. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1893)
"Strictly speaking, the term neuroma should be limited to tumors composed of new-formed nerve ... Vernueil* gave the name "plexiform neuroma," and Paul ..."

6. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin by John Vietch Shoemaker (1901)
"neuroma. neuroma is characterized by the development of a variable number of ... neuroma of the skin is a rare disease. It may appear at any period of life, ..."

7. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil (1880)
"The word neuroma is still often applied by surgeons to every tumor, whatsoever may be its ... The name oí painful neuroma has been given to certain little ..."

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