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 leiomyomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of leiomyoma

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

Other Words from leiomyoma

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

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“Leiomyoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leiomyoma. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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