leiomyoma

noun
leio·​my·​o·​ma | \ˌlī-ō-mī-ˈō-mə \
plural leiomyomas also leiomyomata\ -​mət-​ə \

Medical Definition of leiomyoma 

: a benign tumor (as a fibroid) consisting of smooth muscle fibers

Learn More about leiomyoma

Comments on leiomyoma

What made you want to look up leiomyoma? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!