Neuroma is a tumor composed of nerve tissue. As the term has been applied to all growths found on nerves, two divisions are made; the true neuroma, which consists of nerve tissue; and the false neuroma, which consists of fibroconnective tissue.

Leiomyoma of the Uterus (Uterine, Fibroid). Oc. 4; ob. 3.

Fig. 52. - Leiomyoma of the Uterus (Uterine, Fibroid). Oc. 4; ob. 3.

(McFarland).

The true is called a ganglionic neuroma when ganglionic nerve-cells are present; if nerve-fibers only are present, it is called a fibrillar neuroma.