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myeloma

[ mahy-uh-loh-muh ]
/ 藢ma瑟 蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural my路e路lo路mas, my路e路lo路ma路ta [mahy-uh-loh-muh-tuh]. /藢ma瑟 蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a tumor of plasma cells, arising in bone marrow, and often occurring at multiple sites, as in the vertebrae and flat skull bones.
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Origin of myeloma

First recorded in 1855鈥60; myel- + -oma
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British Dictionary definitions for myeloma

myeloma
/ (藢ma瑟瑟藞l蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
a usually malignant tumour of the bone marrow or composed of cells normally found in bone marrow

Derived forms of myeloma

myelomatoid, adjective
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Medical definitions for myeloma

myeloma
[ m墨鈥采-l艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. my鈥鈥o鈥as
A tumor composed of cells derived from hemopoietic tissues of the bone marrow.
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