Definition of neuroma in English:

neuroma

noun

  • another term for neurofibroma
    • ‘Lipomas, hemangiomas, neuromas, and fibromas are benign neoplasms that occur in the neck.’
    • ‘If you have an acoustic neuroma or meningioma, you will receive an MRI in 6 months to a year after treatment.’
    • ‘Acoustic neuromas and other cerebellopontine-angle tumors need to be ruled out.’
    • ‘The intracranial tumors associated with neurofibromatosis include optic gliomas, other astrocytomas, neurilemomas, acoustic neuromas, neurofibromas, and meningiomas.’
    • ‘By doing this, they wondered whether they could also permanently turn off their chronic pain signals, which are involved in severe arthritis, peripheral neuromas, trigeminal neuralgia, and advanced cancer?’

Pronunciation:

neuroma

/ˌn(y)o͝oˈrōmə/