Definition of Myoma

1. Noun. A benign tumor composed of muscle tissue.




Definition of Myoma

1. n. A tumor consisting of muscular tissue.

Definition of Myoma

1. Noun. (pathology) A tumor comprised of muscle tissue, usually benign and commonly occurring in the uterus and the esophagus. ¹

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Definition of Myoma

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myoma

myoinositol
myoinositols
myokine
myokymia
myokymias
myokymic
myolemma
myolemmata
myologic
myological
myologies
myologist
myologists
myology
myolysis
myoma (current term)
myomancy
myomas
myomata
myomatous
myomectomies
myomectomy
myomegalin
myomere
myomeres
myometrial
myometritis
myometrium
myomorph
myomorphs

Literary usage of Myoma

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Virchow's irritation theory, when applied to cervical myoma, is clinically disproven. ... 3o-4oth year, 90 cases of uterine myoma and 8 cervical. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1894)
"The writer reports twenty cases in which the most satisfactory results followed the treatment. THE ASSOCIATION OF CARCINOMA AND FIBRO-myoma. ..."

3. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1904)
"In the presence of a large myoma the Fallopian tube frequently is the seat of a ... The myoma itself very frequently undergoes pathological change. ..."

4. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of advanced students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1910)
"Other important literature: Crocker,' "A Case of myoma Multiplex of the Skin," Brii. Jour. Derm., 1897, pp. i and 47 (with colored plate and histologie cuts ..."

5. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"Leiomyoma, Dermato-myoma. Cutaneous myomata are divided by ... Simple myoma.—Simple myoma is rare.2 Its lesions are usually multiple and occur most ..."

6. Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1922)
"Necrosis of entire myoma 576 635. Perforation of uterine wall by necrotic myoma 577 636 ... Sarcomatous degeneration of submucous myoma, high power 581 641. ..."

7. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil (1880)
"myoma. The structure of myoma has its type in the muscular tissue of the economy. ... 2d. Tumors formed of smooth fibres. Leio-myoma of Zenker. myoma with ..."

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