leiomyoma

noun

leio·​my·​o·​ma ˌlī-ō-mī-ˈō-mə How to pronounce leiomyoma (audio)
plural leiomyomas also leiomyomata -mət-ə How to pronounce leiomyoma (audio)
: a benign tumor (as a fibroid) consisting of smooth muscle fibers
leiomyomatous adjective

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“Leiomyoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leiomyoma. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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