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myxoma

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noun myx·o·ma \mik-ˈsō-mə\

Definition of myxoma

plural myx·o·mas also myx·o·ma·taplay play \-mə-tə\

  1. :  a soft tumor made up of gelatinous connective tissue like that of the umbilical cord

myx·o·ma·tous play \-mə-təs\ adjective


Origin of myxoma

New Latin, from Greek myxa


First Known Use: 1870


Medical Dictionary

myxoma

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noun myx·o·ma \mik-ˈsō-mə\

Medical Definition of myxoma

plural myx·o·mas also myx·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a soft tumor made up of gelatinous connective tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord

  2. myx·o·ma·tous \-mət-əs\play adjective




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