myoma

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

Definition of myoma

: a tumor consisting of muscle tissue

Other Words from myoma

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

First Known Use of myoma

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myoma

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“Myoma.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myoma. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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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 myomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of myoma

: a tumor consisting of muscle tissue

Other Words from myoma

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

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