Definition of Multiple myeloma

1. Noun. Myeloma that develops in several places at the same time.

Generic synonyms: Myeloma

Definition of Multiple myeloma

1. Noun. (pathology) A cancer of the white blood cells. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Multiple myeloma

1. See myeloma cell. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiple Myeloma

multiple fruit
multiple fruits
multiple gestation
multiple glandular deficiency syndrome
multiple hamartoma syndrome
multiple idiopathic haemorrhagic sarcoma
multiple infection
multiple inheritance
multiple intestinal polyposis
multiple lentigines syndrome
multiple level
multiple levels
multiple lipoprotein-type hyperlipidaemia
multiple mononeuropathy
multiple mucosal neuroma syndrome
multiple myeloma (current term)
multiple myelomatosis
multiple myositis
multiple neuritis
multiple organ failure
multiple parasitism
multiple personalities
multiple personality
multiple personality disorder
multiple personality disorders
multiple pregnancy
multiple regression
multiple renal cysts
multiple sclerosis
multiple self-healing squamous epithelioma

Literary usage of Multiple myeloma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Rev. de Chir., Paris, 1903, xxiii, 91-124. WEBER, FP A Case of Multiple Myeloma (Myeloma- tosis) with Bence-Jones Proteid in the Urine (Myelopathic ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1905)
"A CASE OF multiple myeloma. BY WG MACCALLUM, MD, Associate in Pathology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. (From the Pathological Laboratory of The Johns ..."

3. Racial/Ethnic Patterns of Cancer in the United States, 1988-1992 edited by Barry A. Miller (1997)
"multiple myeloma multiple myeloma, sometimes called plasma cell myeloma, arises in bone ... multiple myeloma rarely occurs in the 30-54 year age group. ..."

4. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1900)
"Since that time at least seventeen cases of multiple primary bone tumors, presenting the essential characteristics of multiple myeloma, have been reported. ..."

5. American Journal of Roentgenology by American Radium Society (1919)
"multiple myeloma OF BONES' BY WM. A. EVANS, MD DETROIT, MICH. MY excuse for presenting this subject is the complete absence of references to it in the ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"With multiple myeloma, or Kahler's disease, the prognosis is absolutely bad. The disease is not frequent; I have seen two cases in my series—both died—both ..."

7. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1908)
"... have no necessary connection with the globe, when development is prevented by their presence. multiple myeloma WITH INVOLVEMENT OF THE ORBIT. BY ALEX. ..."

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