Definition of neurocytoma in US English:

neurocytoma

noun

  • Originally: = "neuroblastoma" (now rare or disused). Later: a neuronal neoplasm; specifically (more fully "central neurocytoma", "intraventricular neurocytoma") an intraventricular neoplasm, usually benign, typically occurring in young adults and composed of uniform small cells of glial appearance but with neuronal differentiation.

Origin

Early 20th century. From neurocyte + -oma.

Pronunciation

neurocytoma

/ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)sʌɪˈtəʊmə/