neuroepithelioma


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neuroepithelioma

[¦nu̇r·ō‚ep·ə‚thē·lē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor resembling primitive medullary epithelium, containing cells of small cuboidal or columnar form with a tendency to form true rosettes, occurring in the retina, central nervous system, and occasionally in peripheral nerves. Also known as diktoma; esthesioneuroblastoma; esthesioneuroepithelioma.