resembling fiber or fibrous tissue.
composed of fibers, as a tumor.
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How to use fibroid in a sentence
Tracking them can help expose underlying health issues, such as fibroids, which are noncancerous uterine growths.
Menstruation may aggravate goitre, uterine fibroid tumours, skin diseases, and affections of the blood vessels.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
From furuncle, abscess, and sebaceous, fatty and fibroid tumors.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Women with fibroid tumors are particularly likely to suffer from it.Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
Peter Schmidt had a serious operation to perform for a fibroid tumour.Atlantis | Gerhart Hauptmann
I have not known a patient to become pregnant after abdominal myomectomy for a submucous fibroid, large or small.
British Dictionary definitions for fibroid
anatomy (of structures or tissues) containing or resembling fibres
a benign tumour, composed of fibrous and muscular tissue, occurring in the wall of the uterus and often causing heavy menstruation
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Scientific definitions for fibroid
A benign tumor composed of fibrous or muscle tissue, especially one that develops in the uterus.
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