neuroma

[noo-roh-muh, nyoo-]
noun, plural neuromas, neuromata [noo-roh-muh-tuh, nyoo-] . Pathology.
a tumor formed of nerve tissue.

Origin:
1830–40; neur- + -oma

neuromatous [noo-rom-uh-tuhs, nyoo-] , adjective
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neuroma (njʊˈrəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mata, -mas
any tumour composed of nerve tissue
 
neuromatous
 
adj

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neuroma neu·ro·ma (nu-rō'mə, nyu-)
n. pl. neu·ro·mas or neu·ro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A neoplasm derived from nerve tissue.

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Both functions can be affected by problems such as trauma, infection, drugs and tumors such as an acoustic neuroma.
The pain disappeared immediately and eventually so did the neuroma.
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