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Definition of "neuroma" []

  • A tumor composed of nerve tissue. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neuroma" in a sentence
  • "Dr. Miller further adds that "ski boots that are too small can aggravate a painful forefoot condition known as a neuroma; too tight can lead to nerve compression injuries, while too loose can lead to overuse tendon and muscle injuries as well as fractures because of lack of stability.""
  • "That is the acoustic neuroma, that is a tumor of concern."
  • "It explains that a neuroma is a fibrous thickening."