noun, plural myx·o·mas, myx·o·ma·ta [mik-soh-muh-tuh] /mɪkˈsoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
- myxoid cyst,
- myxomembranous colitis,
- myxopapillary ependymoma
Origin of myxoma
Examples from the Web for myxoma
Mucous polypus of the nose, which is often described as a myxoma, is merely a pendulous process of œdematous mucous membrane.
Its pathological occurrence in the adult as a circumscribed tumor, the myxoma, may also be mentioned.
New growths include the fibroma, the myxoma, the myeloma or giant-celled tumour, and various forms of sarcoma.