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Pronunciation: mi'o-nu-ro'ma

Definition: A tumefaction consisting chiefly of abnormally proliferating Schwann cells, with variable numbers of muscle cells forming portions of the mass; myoneuromas are probably malformations, rather than true neoplasms.

[myo- + G. neuron, nerve, + -oma, tumor]

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