multiple myeloma

noun

Definition of multiple myeloma

: a disease of bone marrow that is characterized by the presence of numerous myelomas in various bones of the body

Examples of multiple myeloma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mosley ended his playing career and moved back to the United States shortly after Deborah’s death in November 2004 because of multiple myeloma (a cancer of plasma cells) — a period Mosley called the turning point of his life. Khobi Price, orlandosentinel.com, 12 Mar. 2022 He had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, in 2020, according to a report from TMZ, citing his wife. Brian Lowry, CNN, 10 Mar. 2022 Newberry, 84, died of complications from multiple myeloma on Aug. 23 at his home near Dallas, said his son Jim. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, 15 Sep. 2021 Delgado was diagnosed with multiple myeloma late in 2020, but was still making appearances and giving interviews in 2021, until his health started to decline. The Enquirer, 11 Mar. 2022 Delgado was diagnosed with multiple myeloma late in 2020, but was still making appearances and giving interviews in 2021, until his health started to decline. Bloomberg.com, 11 Mar. 2022 Delgado was diagnosed with multiple myeloma late in 2020, but was still making appearances and giving interviews in 2021, until his health started to decline. The Enquirer, 11 Mar. 2022 Delgado was diagnosed with multiple myeloma late in 2020, but was still making appearances and giving interviews in 2021, until his health started to decline. Bloomberg.com, 11 Mar. 2022 Delgado was diagnosed with multiple myeloma late in 2020, but was still making appearances and giving interviews in 2021, until his health started to decline. CBS News, 10 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of multiple myeloma

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiple myeloma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiple%20myeloma. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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multiple myeloma

noun

Medical Definition of multiple myeloma

: a disease of bone marrow that is characterized by the presence of numerous myelomas in various bones of the body

called also myelomatosis

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