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rhabdomyoma

[rab-doh-mahy-oh-muh] /ˌræb doʊ maɪˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural rhabdomyomas, rhabdomyomata
[rab-doh-mahy-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌræb doʊ maɪˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
a benign tumor made up of striated muscular tissue.
Compare leiomyoma.
Origin of rhabdomyoma
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; rhabdo- + myoma
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British Dictionary definitions for rhabdomyoma

rhabdomyoma

/ˌræbdəʊmaɪˈəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
(pathol) a benign tumour of striated muscle
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek rhabdos a rod + myoma
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rhabdomyoma in Medicine

rhabdomyoma rhab·do·my·o·ma (rāb'dō-mī-ō'mə)
n.
A benign tumor derived from striated muscle.

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