myxoma

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noun myx·o·ma \mik-ˈsō-mə\

Definition of myxoma

plural

myxomas

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myxomata

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  1. :  a soft tumor made up of gelatinous connective tissue like that of the umbilical cord

myxomatous

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Origin and Etymology of myxoma

New Latin, from Greek myxa


Medical Dictionary

myxoma

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noun myx·o·ma \mik-ˈsō-mə\

Medical Definition of myxoma

plural

myxomas

also

myxomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a soft tumor made up of gelatinous connective tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord

myxomatous

\-mət-əs\play adjective

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