pl. -·mas, -·mata
a tumor, usually benign, that consists of nerve fibers and connective tissue, caused by an abnormal proliferation of Schwann cells
nounpl. neu·ro·fi·bro·mas or neu·ro·fi·bro·ma·ta
A fibroma that results from the proliferation of Schwann cells, composed of nerve fibers and connective tissue.
(plural neurofibromas or neurofibromata)
- (medicine) A benign tumor composed of Schwann cells