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.
Origin of leiomyoma
1885–90; < Greek leîo(s) smooth + myoma
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A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.
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