neurocytoma


neurocytoma
A tumor of neuronal differentiation usually intraventricular in location, consisting of sheets of cells with uniform nuclei and occasional perivascular pseudorosette formation. [neuro- + G. kytos, cell, + -oma, tumor]

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neu·ro·cy·to·ma -sī-'tō-mə n, pl -mas also -ma·ta -mət-ə any of various tumors of nerve tissue arising in the central or sympathetic nervous system

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neu·ro·cy·to·ma (noor″o-si-toґmə) 1. medulloepithelioma. 2. ganglioneuroma.

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