Definition of neurinoma in English:

neurinoma

noun

  • A tumour of nerve sheath (Schwann cell) origin; a neurilemmoma or schwannoma.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stedman (1853–1938). From German Neurinoma from neuro- + ancient Greek ἰνός, genitive singular of ἴς sinew, tendon, fibre + -oma.

Pronunciation

neurinoma

/ˌnjʊərɪˈnəʊmə/