from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A usually benign tumor originating in peripheral nerve fibers and composed chiefly of neurilemma cells.
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- n. A benign tumor composed of Schwann cells
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tumor of a nerve, caused by circumscribed overgrowth of the fibrous tissue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
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