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- n. A benign uterine tumour; a fibroid
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology: A leiomyoma.
- n. A tumor consisting of fibrous and muscular tissue.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
They're also called myoma, leiomyoma, leiomyomata and fibromyoma.
Mucous polyp and subperitoneal fibromyoma of uterus.
Von Quast 2.274 speaks of a fibromyoma removed five days after labor.
Von Quast speaks of a fibromyoma removed five days after labor.
Presentation on Family Health Optima Exclusions • Pre Existing Diseases (covers after 4 yrs of continuous renewal with us, without break) • Any Disease contracted during first 30 days • First Year Exclusions • Benign prostate hypertrophy • Hernia, Hydrocele, Fistula in Anus, Piles • Sinusitis • congenital internal disease / defect • Renal stone and Gall stone removal First Two Years Exclusions • Cataract • hysterectomy following menorrhia or fibromyoma
The diseases excluded from cover only for the first year of the policy are cataract, benign, prostatic, hypertrophy hysterectomy for menorrhagia or fibromyoma hernia (v) hydrocele, congenital internal diseases, fistula in anus, piles, sinusitis and related disorders.
The growth is benign, and consists essentially of a new formation of unstriped muscular fibres; but it may also be composed largely of connective tissue (_fibromyoma_); or it may contain an abundance of bloodvessels (_myoma telangiectodes_, _angiomyoma_); or there may be lymphatic involvement (_lymphangiomyoma_).