leiomyoma

[ lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh ]
/ ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə /

noun, plural lei·o·my·o·mas, lei·o·my·o·ma·ta [lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh-tuh]. /ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a benign tumor composed of nonstriated muscular tissue.

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Origin of leiomyoma

1885–90; <Greek leîo(s) smooth + myoma

OTHER WORDS FROM leiomyoma

lei·o·my·om·a·tous [lahy-oh-mahy-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-tuhs], /ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə təs/, adjective
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Medical definitions for leiomyoma

leiomyoma
[ lī′ō-mī-ōmə ]

n.

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