myxofibroma

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myxofibroma myx·o·fi·bro·ma (mĭk'sō-fī-brō'mə)
n.
A benign tumor of fibrous connective tissue in which focal or diffuse degenerative changes result in portions that resemble primitive mesenchymal tissue. Also called fibroma myxomatodes.

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