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Medical Term:

neurofibroma

Pronunciation: nu'ro-fi-bro'ma

Definition: A moderately firm, benign, encapsulated tumor resulting from proliferation of Schwann cells in a disorderly pattern that includes portions of nerve fibers; in neurofibromatosis, neurofibromas are multiple.

Synonym(s): fibroneuroma

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