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neurilemoma neu·ri·le·mo·ma or neu·ri·lem·mo·ma (nur’ə-lə-mō’mə, nyur’-)
A benign, encapsulated neoplasm that may originate from a peripheral or sympathetic nerve, or from various cranial nerves. Also called neurinoma, schwannoma.


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