meningioma
noun (plural -mas; also meningiomata) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1922 a slow-growing encapsulated typically benign tumor arising from the meninges and often causing damage by pressing upon the brain and adjacent parts

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  • Meningioma — Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 C70, D32 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Meningioma — Classification and external resources A contrast enhanced CT scan of the brain, demonstrating the appearance of a Meningioma. ICD 10 C70, D32 …   Wikipedia

  • meningioma — m. oncol. Tumor benigno, duro y de crecimiento lento derivado de las meninges. Suele aparecer en la edad adulta y más frecuentemente en mujeres. El tratamiento es quirúrgico. Medical Dictionary. 2011. meningioma …   Diccionario médico

  • meningioma — meningioma. См. менингиома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • meningioma — [mə nin΄jē ō′mə] n. pl. meningiomas, meningiomata [mə nin΄jē ō′mə tə] a usually benign, slow growing tumor originating in the meninges and sometimes causing brain damage …   English World dictionary

  • meningioma — Eng. Meningioma Tumor invasivo que afecta sobre todo a mujeres de mediana edad. Se localiza principalmente en el tubercullum sellae, comprimiendo la unión del quiasma con el nervio óptico produciendo pérdida de visión de larga evolución, papila… …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • meningioma — /meuh nin jee oh meuh/, n., pl. meningiomas, meningiomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. a hard, encapsulated tumor that grows slowly along the meninges. [1920 25; shortening of meningothelioma, equiv. to MENING(ES) + O + (ENDO)THELIOMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • meningioma — noun A common tumour of the central nervous system, occurring in the meninges, usually benign …   Wiktionary

  • Meningioma — A type of brain tumor that starts within the meninges. These slow growing tumors are sometimes associated with prior head trauma. * * * A benign, encapsulated neoplasm of arachnoidal origin, occurring most frequently in adults; most frequent form …   Medical dictionary

  • meningioma — me|nin|gi|o|ma Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

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