myxofibroma

[ mĭk′sō-fī-brōmə ]

n.

A benign tumor of fibrous connective tissue in which focal or diffuse degenerative changes result in portions that resemble primitive mesenchymal tissue.fibroma myxomatodes

Nearby words

  1. myxobacteria,
  2. myxochondrofibrosarcoma,
  3. myxochondroma,
  4. myxocyte,
  5. myxoedema,
  6. myxofibrosarcoma,
  7. myxoid,
  8. myxoid cyst,
  9. myxolipoma,
  10. myxoma


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