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leiomyoma

[ lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh ]
/ 藢la瑟 o蕣 ma瑟藞o蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural lei路o路my路o路mas, lei路o路my路o路ma路ta [lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh-tuh]. /藢la瑟 o蕣 ma瑟藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a benign tumor composed of nonstriated muscular tissue.
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Origin of leiomyoma

1885鈥90; <Greek le卯o(s) smooth + myoma

OTHER WORDS FROM leiomyoma

lei路o路my路om路a路tous [lahy-oh-mahy-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-tuhs], /藢la瑟 o蕣 ma瑟藞蓲m 蓹 t蓹s, -藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹s/, adjective
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Medical definitions for leiomyoma

leiomyoma
[ l墨鈥才-m墨-艒m蓹 ]

n.
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.
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