myoma

noun
my·​o·​ma | \ mī-ˈō-mə How to pronounce myoma (audio) \
plural myomas also myomata\ mī-​ˈō-​mə-​tə How to pronounce myoma (audio) \

Definition of myoma

: a tumor consisting of muscle tissue

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Other Words from myoma

myomatous \ mī-​ˈō-​mə-​təs How to pronounce myoma (audio) \ adjective

Examples of myoma in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What are fibroids? Fibroid tumors (also known as leiomyomas or myomas) are firm, white, round growths that are about the texture of solid rubber balls. Hilda Hutcherson, New York Times, "Uterine Fibroids Can Wreak Reproductive Havoc. What Are They?," 17 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of myoma

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myoma

New Latin

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“Myoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myoma. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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myoma

noun
my·​o·​ma | \ mī-ˈō-mə How to pronounce myoma (audio) \
plural myomas also myomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce myoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of myoma

: a tumor consisting of muscle tissue

Other Words from myoma

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

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