meningioma

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meningioma (plural meningiomas)

  1. (pathology) A common tumour of the central nervous system, occurring in the meninges, usually benign.
    • 2009 August 20, Joseph Hall, Toronto Star[1]:
      Ellen Wright, 48, was operated on for five hours Tuesday to remove a benign meningioma tumour from the left side of her brain, after Clarke practised on her case.