myxoma

myxoma

[mik-soh-muh]
noun, plural myxomas, myxomata [mik-soh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a soft tumor composed of connective and mucoid tissue.

Origin:
1865–70; < Neo-Latin; see myx-, -oma

myxomatous [mik-som-uh-tuhs] , noun
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myxoma (mɪkˈsəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mas, -mata
a tumour composed of mucous connective tissue, usually situated in subcutaneous tissue
 
myxomatous
 
adj

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myxoma myx·o·ma (mĭk-sō'mə)
n. pl. myx·o·mas or myx·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor composed of connective tissue embedded in mucus.


myx·o'ma·tous (-sō'mə-təs, -sŏm'ə-) adj.
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