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myoma

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

a tumor composed of muscular tissue.

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Origin of myoma

First recorded in 1870–75; my- + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM myoma

my·om·a·tous [mahy-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-], /maɪˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for myoma

myoma
/ (maɪˈəʊmə) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)

a benign tumour composed of muscle tissue

Derived forms of myoma

myomatous, adjective
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Medical definitions for myoma

myoma
[ mī-ōmə ]

n. pl. my•o•mas

A benign tumor of muscular tissue.

Other words from myoma

my•oma•tous (mə-təs, -ŏmə-) adj.
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