neurilemmoma

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neurilemmoma

[‚nu̇r·ə·lə′mō·mə]
(medicine)
A solitary, encapsulated benign tumor originating in the neurilemma of peripheral, cranial, and sympathetic nerves. Also known as schwannoma.
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