noun, plural myx·o·mas, myx·o·ma·ta [mik-soh-muh-tuh]. /mɪkˈsoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM myxomamyx·om·a·tous [mik-som-uh-tuhs], /mɪkˈsɒm ə təs/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for myxoma
The most familiar example is that of the myxoma virus, a pathogen introduced to Australia in 1950 to rid the country of rabbits.
Myxomatous tissue is also a prominent constituent of the “innocent parotid tumour.”
The innocent form is usually fibrous or myxomatous, and is definitely encapsulated.
It may become cystic as a result of hæmorrhage or of myxomatous degeneration.