triton tumourmedical dictionary

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A peripheral nerve tumour with striated muscle differentiation, seen most often in neurofibromatosis; named after Masson's theory of transformation of motor nerve fibres into muscle in triton salamanders.

American spelling: triton tumor

(05 Mar 2000)

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