epidermoidoma

epidermoidoma

 [ep″ĭ-der″moi-do´mah]
a cerebral or meningeal tumor formed by inclusion of ectodermal elements at the time of closure of the neural groove.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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