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fibroma

[ fahy-broh-muh ]
/ fa瑟藞bro蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural fi路bro路mas, fi路bro路ma路ta [fahy-broh-muh-tuh]. /fa瑟藞bro蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a tumor consisting essentially of fibrous tissue.
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Origin of fibroma

First recorded in 1840鈥50; fibr- + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM fibroma

fi路brom路a路tous [fahy-brom-uh-tuhs], /fa瑟藞br蓲m 蓹 t蓹s/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fibroma

fibroma
/ (fa瑟藞br蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
a benign tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue

Derived forms of fibroma

fibromatous (fa瑟藞br蓲m蓹t蓹s), adjective
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Medical definitions for fibroma

fibroma
[ f墨-br艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. fi鈥ro鈥as
A benign neoplasm composed of fibrous connective tissue.

Other words from fibroma

fi鈥roma鈥ous (-br艔m蓹-t蓹s, -br艒m蓹-) adj.
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