Meaning of neurocytoma in English:

neurocytoma

Pronunciation /ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)sʌɪˈtəʊmə/

noun

Pathology
  • Originally: = "neuroblastoma"(now rare or disused). Later: a neuronal neoplasm; specifically (more fully "central neurocytoma", "intraventricular neurocytoma") an intraventricular neoplasm, usually benign, typically occurring in young adults and composed of uniform small cells of glial appearance but with neuronal differentiation.

Origin

Early 20th century. From neurocyte + -oma.