noun, plural fi·bro·mas, fi·bro·ma·ta [fahy-broh-muh-tuh] /faɪˈbroʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a tumor consisting essentially of fibrous tissue.

Origin of fibroma

First recorded in 1840–50; fibr- + -oma
Related formsfi·brom·a·tous [fahy-brom-uh-tuh s] /faɪˈbrɒm ə təs/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -mata (-mətə) or -mas

a benign tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue
Derived Formsfibromatous (faɪˈbrɒmətəs), adjective
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fibroma in Medicine



n. pl. fi•bro•mas

A benign neoplasm composed of fibrous connective tissue.
Related formsfi•broma•tous (-brŏmə-təs, -brōmə-) adj.
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