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ganglioneuroma

 [gang″gle-o-nu-ro´mah]
a benign neoplasm composed of nerve fibers and mature ganglion cells; called also gangliocytoma, ganglioglioneuroma, and ganglioma.

gan·glio·neu·ro·ma

(gang'glē-ō-nū-rō'mă),
A benign neoplasm composed of mature ganglionic neurons, in varying numbers, scattered singly or in clumps within a relatively abundant and dense stroma of neurofibrils and collagenous fibers; usually found in the posterior mediastinum and retroperitoneum, sometimes in relation to the adrenal glands.
Synonym(s): ganglioma
[ganglion + G. neuron, nerve, + -oma, tumor]

ganglioma

/gan·gli·o·ma/ (gang″gle-o´mah) ganglioneuroma.

gan·gli·o·neu·ro·ma

(gang'glē-ō-nūr-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm composed of mature ganglionic neurons, in varying numbers, scattered singly or in clumps within a relatively abundant and dense stroma of neurofibrils and collagenous fibers; usually found in the posterior mediastinum and retroperitoneum, sometimes in relation to the suprarenal glands.
Synonym(s): ganglioma.
[ganglion + G. neuron, nerve, + -oma, tumor]

ganglioma