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multiple myeloma

noun, Pathology
1.
a malignant plasma cell tumor of the bone marrow that destroys bone tissue.
Origin of multiple myeloma
1895-1900
1895-1900; myel- + -oma
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multiple myeloma n.
A malignant proliferation of plasma cells in bone marrow causing numerous tumors and characterized by the presence of abnormal proteins in the blood.

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