multiple myeloma

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of multiple myeloma

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

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First Known Use of multiple myeloma

1897


Medical Dictionary

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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