- a tumor consisting essentially of fibrous tissue.
Origin of fibroma
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Thus a tumor formed after the type of fibrous tissue is a fibroma.
A fibroma upon the larynx is not an infrequent occurrence in the ox.
The non-malignant forms—osteoma, chondroma, and fibroma—are rare.
Fibroma may originate in the periosteum or in the lining membrane of the maxillary sinus.
The majority of the former were papilloma , fibroma , enchondroma , and intratracheal struma .
- a benign tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue
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- A benign neoplasm composed of fibrous connective tissue.
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