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Related to neurolemmoma: schwannoma


a tumor of a neurilemma (peripheral nerve sheath); called also schwannoma and neurinoma.
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, neurolemmoma (nu?ra-lem-o'ma) [? + eilema, tight sheath, + oma, tumor]
A firm, encapsulated fibrillar tumor of a peripheral nerve. Synonym: neurinoma; schwannoma
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