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ganglioneuroma gan·gli·o·neu·ro·ma (gāng’glē-ō-nu-rō’mə, -nyu-)
A benign neoplasm composed of mature ganglionic neurons scattered singly or in clumps within a relatively abundant and dense stroma of neurofibrils and collagenous fibers. Also called gangliocytoma, ganglioma, neurocytoma.


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