[en-sef-uh-loh-muh] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈloʊ mə/

noun, plural encephalomas, encephalomata
[en-sef-uh-loh-muh-tuh] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈloʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a brain tumor.
hernia of the brain.
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
a brain tumour

encephaloma en·ceph·a·lo·ma (ěn-sěf’ə-lō’mə)
n. pl. en·ceph·a·lo·mas or en·ceph·a·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor or swelling of the brain. Also called cerebroma.


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