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noun, plural my·o·mas, my·o·ma·ta [mahy-oh-muh-tuh] /maɪˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a tumor composed of muscular tissue.
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Origin of myoma

First recorded in 1870–75; my- + -oma
Related formsmy·om·a·tous [mahy-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /maɪˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for myoma

Historical Examples

  • Removal of a myoma during pregnancy does not always cause abortion.

    The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation

    Austin O'Malley

British Dictionary definitions for myoma


noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)
  1. a benign tumour composed of muscle tissue
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Derived Formsmyomatous, adjective
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myoma in Medicine


n. pl. my•o•mas
  1. A benign tumor of muscular tissue.
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Related formsmy•oma•tous (mə-təs, -ŏmə-) adj.
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