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myeloma

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noun, my·e·lo·ma \ˌmī-ə-ˈlō-mə\

Definition of myeloma

plural myelomas also myelomataplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a primary tumor of the bone marrow

myelomatous play \-mə-təs\ adjective


Origin of myeloma

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

myeloma

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noun my·e·lo·ma \ˌmī-ə-ˈlō-mə\

Medical Definition of myeloma

plural myelomas also myelomata \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a primary tumor of the bone marrow formed of any one of the bone marrow cells (as myelocytes or plasma cells) and usually involving several different bones at the same time—see multiple myeloma




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