Meningioma meaning

mə-nĭnjē-ōmə
A slow-growing tumor of the meninges, occurring most often in adults.
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A usually benign, slow-growing tumor originating in the meninges and sometimes causing brain damage.
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A slow-growing tumor of the meninges, occurring most often in adults.
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(pathology) A common tumour of the central nervous system, occurring in the meninges, usually benign.
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Origin of meningioma

  • Short for meningothelioma meningo– (endo)thelioma

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition