from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tumor composed of muscle tissue.
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- n. A tumor comprised of muscle tissue, usually benign and commonly occurring in the uterus and the esophagus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tumor consisting of muscular tissue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A neoplasm or tumor composed of muscular tissue.
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- n. a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue
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They're also called myoma, leiomyoma, leiomyomata and fibromyoma.
Known as the “laparoscopic myoma coagulation,” or “myolysis,” the procedure uses the customary tiny abdominal incision, into which your doctor will place special laser equipment that works to destroy the blood supply of your tumor.
He also refers to the frequency of myoma of the uterus among those who have not become pregnant or who have long ceased to bear children.
In a recent work Tait 15.32 remarks that the largest uterine myoma which he ever removed weighed 68 pounds, and adds that it grew after the menopause.
On April 18, 1881, Keith, late of Edinburgh, now of London, successfully removed an edematous myoma, together with the uterus, which was 42 pounds in weight.
A diagnosis was made of multilocular ovarian cyst or edematous myoma of the uterus, and on the morning of December 7, 1890, an operation was performed.
In a recent work Tait remarks that the largest uterine myoma which he ever removed weighed 68 pounds, and adds that it grew after the menopause.
(_Synonyms: _ Myoma Cutis; Dermatomyoma; Liomyoma Cutis.) #Describe myoma.
It manifests with uterine myoma-mimicking symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, pain, and diffuse uterine enlargement.
Caesarian section done when he was just 5 months in her mother's womb due to a myoma.