myxoma


myx·o·ma

noun \mik-ˈsō-mə\
plural myx·o·mas also myx·o·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of MYXOMA

:  a soft tumor made up of gelatinous connective tissue like that of the umbilical cord
myx·o·ma·tous \-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin of MYXOMA

New Latin, from Greek myxa
First Known Use: 1870

myx·o·ma

noun \mik-ˈsō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural myx·o·mas also myx·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of MYXOMA

: a soft tumor made up of gelatinous connective tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord
myx·o·ma·tous \-mət-əs\ adjective

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