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neurooncology

Pronunciation: nu'ro-on-kol'o-je

Definition: The branch of medicine concerned with the direct and indirect effects of neoplasms on the nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.

[neuro- + onco- + G. logos, study]

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