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Medical Term:

neurocytoma

Pronunciation: nu'ro-si-to'ma

Definition: 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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