Definitions

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

  • noun A tumor in striated muscle fibers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A myoma consisting of striated muscular fibers.

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  • noun pathology A non-cancerous tumor of skeletal muscle.

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

  • noun benign rumor of striated muscle

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek rhabdos, rod; see rhabdomancy + myoma.]

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From rhabdo- +‎ myoma.

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Examples

  • He had a large rhabdomyoma (a benign skeletal muscle tumor which is not supposed to show up on the throat) pressing on half of his larnyx and also causing an inflamed salivary gland.

    July 20th, 2007

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