myoma
noun (plural -mas; also myomata) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1875 a tumor consisting of muscle tissue • myomatous adjective

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  • Myoma — My*o ma, n. [NL. See {Myo }, and { oma}.] (Med.) A tumor consisting of muscular tissue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myōma — (Myosarkoma), Geschwulst aus neugebildeten gestreiften Muskelfasern …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • myoma — [mī ō′mə] n. pl. myomas or myomata [mī ōmə tə] [ModL: see MYO & OMA] any tumor consisting of muscular tissue myomatous [mīäm′ə təs, mīō′mətəs] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Myoma — For the village in Burma, see Myoma, Mingin. Myoma Classification and external resources ICD O: M8895/3 MeSH D009214 Myoma is a kind of mese …   Wikipedia

  • Myoma — A benign tumor of smooth muscle in the wall of the uterus. A myoma of the uterus is commonly called a fibroid. Uterine fibroids are the single most common indication for hysterectomy. Fibroids can be present and be inapparent. However, they are… …   Medical dictionary

  • myoma — myomatous /muy om euh teuhs, oh meuh /, adj. /muy oh meuh/, n., pl. myomas, myomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. a tumor composed of muscular tissue. [1870 75; MY + OMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • myoma — noun /maɪˈoʊmə/ A tumor comprised of muscle tissue, usually benign and commonly occurring in the uterus and the esophagus …   Wiktionary

  • myoma — my·o·ma || maɪ əʊmÉ™ n. non malignant muscular tumor (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myoma — my·o·ma …   English syllables

  • myoma — n. a benign tumour of muscle. It may originate in smooth muscle (see leiomyoma) or in striated muscle (see rhabdomyoma) …   The new mediacal dictionary

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