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fibroid

adjective fi·broid \ ˈfī-brȯid , ˈfi- \

Definition of fibroid

:resembling, forming, or consisting of fibrous tissue
  • a fibroid tumor

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First Known Use of fibroid

1852


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fibroid

noun

Definition of fibroid

:a benign tumor that consists of fibrous and muscular tissue and occurs especially in the uterine wall

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First Known Use of fibroid

circa 1860


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fibroid

adjective fi·broid \ ˈfīb-rȯid , ˈfib- \

medical Definition of fibroid

:resembling, forming, or consisting of fibrous tissue

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fibroid

noun

medical Definition of fibroid

:a benign tumor especially of the uterine wall that consists of fibrous and muscular tissue

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