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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A benign, usually enclosed neoplasm composed primarily of fibrous tissue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, a tumor consisting of connective tissue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A tumor consisting mainly of fibrous tissue, or of same modification of such tissue.

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  • noun pathology A benign tumour of fibrous connective tissue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue

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