Medical Dictionary


noun leio·my·o·ma \ˌlī-ō-mī-ˈō-mə\
plural leio·my·o·mas also leio·my·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of LEIOMYOMA

:  a benign tumor (as a fibroid) consisting of smooth muscle fibers
leio·my·o·ma·tous \-mət-əs\ adjective


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