fibroma

noun
fi·​bro·​ma | \ fī-ˈbrō-mə How to pronounce fibroma (audio) \
plural fibromas also fibromata\ fī-​ˈbrō-​mə-​tə How to pronounce fibromata (audio) \

Definition of fibroma

: a benign tumor consisting mainly of fibrous tissue

Other Words from fibroma

fibromatous \ fī-​ˈbrō-​mə-​təs How to pronounce fibromatous (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of fibroma

circa 1849, in the meaning defined above

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fibroma

noun
fi·​bro·​ma | \ fī-ˈbrō-mə How to pronounce fibroma (audio) \
plural fibromas also fibromata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce fibromata (audio) \

Medical Definition of fibroma

: a benign tumor consisting mainly of fibrous tissue

Other Words from fibroma

fibromatous \ -​mət-​əs How to pronounce fibromatous (audio) \ adjective

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