noun (plural -mas; also myelomata) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1857 a primary tumor of the bone marrow • myelomatous adjective

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  • myeloma — myeloma. См. миелома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • myeloma — (n.) 1857, from comb. form of Gk. myelos marrow + OMA (Cf. oma) …   Etymology dictionary

  • myeloma — [mī΄ə lō′mə] n. pl. myelomas or myelomata [mī΄ə lōmə tə] [ MYEL(O) + OMA] a malignant tumor of the bone marrow, consisting generally of abnormal plasma cells myelomatous [mī΄əläm′ə təs, mī΄əlō′mətəs] adj …   English World dictionary

  • myeloma — /muy euh loh meuh/, n., pl. myelomas, myelomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. a tumor of plasma cells, arising in bone marrow, and often occurring at multiple sites, as in the vertebrae and flat skull bones. Cf. multiple myeloma. [1855 60; MYEL + OMA] *… …   Universalium

  • Myeloma — A tumor of antibody producing cells, called plasma cells, that are normally found in the bone marrow. * * * 1. A tumor composed of cells derived from hemopoietic tissues of the bone marrow. 2. A plasma cell tumor. [myelo + G. oma, tumor] Bence… …   Medical dictionary

  • myeloma — multiple myeloma; = myelomatosis; n. a malignant disease of the bone marrow, characterized by two or more of the following criteria: 1) the presence of an excess of abnormal malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow; 2) typical lytic deposits in… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • myeloma — noun A malignant tumour arising from cells of the bone marrow, specifically plasma cells …   Wiktionary

  • myeloma — [ˌmʌɪə ləʊmə] noun (plural myelomas or myelomata mətə) Medicine a malignant tumour of the bone marrow. Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk muelos marrow + oma …   English new terms dictionary

  • myeloma — my·e·lo·ma …   English syllables

  • myeloma — my•e•lo•ma [[t]ˌmaɪ əˈloʊ mə[/t]] n. pl. mas, ma•ta [[t] mə tə[/t]] pat a tumor of plasma cells, arising in bone marrow and often occurring at multiple sites • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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