multiple myelomata

multiple myeloma

noun Pathology.
a malignant plasma cell tumor of the bone marrow that destroys bone tissue.

Origin:
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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