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rhabdomyoma

[ rab-doh-mahy-oh-muh ]
/ 藢r忙b do蕣 ma瑟藞o蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural rhab路do路my路o路mas, rhab路do路my路o路ma路ta [rab-doh-mahy-oh-muh-tuh]. /藢r忙b do蕣 ma瑟藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a benign tumor made up of striated muscular tissue.
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Origin of rhabdomyoma

First recorded in 1875鈥80; rhabdo- + myoma
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British Dictionary definitions for rhabdomyoma

rhabdomyoma
/ (藢r忙bd蓹蕣ma瑟藞蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
pathol a benign tumour of striated muscle

Word Origin for rhabdomyoma

C19: from New Latin, from Greek rhabdos a rod + myoma
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for rhabdomyoma

rhabdomyoma
[ r膬b鈥瞕艒-m墨-艒m蓹 ]

n.
A benign tumor derived from striated muscle.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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