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- noun Plural form of
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Uterine fibroids (sometimes known as fibromyomas, leiomyomas or myomas) are noncancerous growths most common in women of childbearing age and usually cause mild symptoms or none at all.
OTHER NAMES: Fibroids, fibromata, uterine fibromyomas.
These growths are often called uterine fibroids, but they are also called fibromyomas, leimyomas or myomas.
They can also be called leimyomas, myomas, or fibromyomas and are a type of tumor of the smooth muscle cells.
Uterine fibroids (a.k.a. fibromyomas, leimyomas or myomas) are