meningioma

(meh-NIN-jee-OH-muh)

A type of slow-growing tumor that forms in the meninges (thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord). Meningiomas usually occur in adults.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "meningioma"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "meningioma"

Tipo de tumor que se forma en las meninges (tres capas finas de tejido que cubren y protegen el cerebro y la m├ędula espinal). Por lo general, los meningiomas crecen lentamente.