Definition of Fibroma

1. Noun. Nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue.

Definition of Fibroma

1. n. A tumor consisting mainly of fibrous tissue, or of same modification of such tissue.

Definition of Fibroma

1. Noun. (pathology) A benign tumour of fibrous connective tissue. ¹

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Definition of Fibroma

1. a benign tumor composed of fibrous tissue [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Fibroma

1. A benign (non-cancerous) tumour which consists of fibrous tissues or connective tissue. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibroma

fibroid lung
fibroid tumor
fibroid tumour
fibrolamellar hepatocarcinoma
fibrolamellar liver cell carcinoma
fibroma (current term)
fibroma molle
fibroma molle gravidarum
fibroma myxomatodes
fibromatosis colli
fibromatosis virus of rabbits

Literary usage of Fibroma

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"reports two cases of pure ovarian fibroma. In one the tumor, weighing less ... In spite of the benign character of ovarian fibroma, the writer urges the ..."

2. Treatise on the Diseases of Women: For the Use of Students and Practitioners by Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1897)
"The positive signs of fibroma are the increase in size, change in form ... The hard character of the tumor and uterus is a very reliable sign of fibroma. ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women by Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1880)
"Cysto-fibroma or Cysto-sarcoma—Between sarcoma and fibroma of the uterus a very ... Peaslee refers to cysto-fibroma, and makes no mention of cysto-sarcoma, ..."

4. Philadelphia Medical Times (1882)
"35; and 3d, an intra-uterine fibroma of the size of one fist, from a,woman, set. ... Foerster* has pointed out that in the development of fibroma the fibres ..."

5. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"fibroma. FIBROUS TUMOR. fibroma is a firm, dense, and opaque growth, either sessile or pedunculated, composed entirely of bundles of a dense interlacing ..."

6. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"fibroma is a connective-tissue new growth, appearing as one or more sessile or pedunculated, pea- to egg-sized or larger, soft or firm, rounded, ..."

7. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"fibroma molluscum gravidarum. A photograph taken eight weeks post-partum. view in a ... Summing up the facts, we can draw the conclusion that fibroma ..."

8. A Manual of pathology by Joseph Coats (1903)
"Two varieties of fibroma are recognised, the Hard fibroma and the Soft fibroma, but intermediate ... The Hard fibroma may be taken as the type of the class. ..."

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