fibroid


1fi·broid

adjective \ˈfī-brid, ˈfi-\

Definition of FIBROID

:  resembling, forming, or consisting of fibrous tissue <a fibroid tumor>

First Known Use of FIBROID

1852

2fibroid

noun

Definition of FIBROID

:  a benign tumor that consists of fibrous and muscular tissue and occurs especially in the uterine wall

First Known Use of FIBROID

circa 1860

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