[muh-nin-jee-oh-muh] /məˌnɪn dʒiˈoʊ mə/

noun, plural meningiomas, meningiomata
[muh-nin-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /məˌnɪn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges.

meningioma me·nin·gi·o·ma (mə-nĭn’jē-ō’mə)
n. pl. me·nin·gi·o·mas or me·nin·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A slow-growing tumor of the meninges often creating pressure and damaging the brain and adjacent tissues, occurring most often in adults.


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