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myoma

[ mahy-oh-muh ]

noun

, Pathology.
, plural my·o·mas, my·o·ma·ta [mahy-, oh, -m, uh, -t, uh].
  1. a tumor composed of muscular tissue.


myoma

/ maɪˈəʊmə /

noun

  1. a benign tumour composed of muscle tissue


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Derived Forms

  • myˈomatous, adjective
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Other Words From

  • my·om·a·tous [mahy-, om, -, uh, -t, uh, s, -, oh, -m, uh, -], adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of myoma1

First recorded in 1870–75; my- + -oma
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Example Sentences

Ein Fall von Myoma im rudimentaren Uterus bicornis unicollis.

A large symmetrical interstitial myoma may be mistaken for pregnancy, or vice versa.

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

The case differs from the enucleation of a gangrenous myoma which involves the death of an inviable fetus.

In fact, the clinical differentiation between myoma and fibroma is almost impossible.

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