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myeloma

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noun my·e·lo·ma \ˌmī-ə-ˈlō-mə\

Definition of myeloma

plural my·e·lo·mas also my·e·lo·ma·taplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a primary tumor of the bone marrow

my·e·lo·ma·tous 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 my·e·lo·mas also my·e·lo·ma·ta \-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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