Leio-



word-forming element meaning “smooth,” from Greek leio-, comb. form of leios “smooth.” E.g. leiotrichy “condition of having straight, lank hair” (1924).

leio- pref.
Smooth: leiodermia.

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  • Leiomyofibroma

    leiomyofibroma lei·o·my·o·fi·bro·ma (lī’ō-mī’ō-fī-brō’mə) n. See fibroleiomyoma.

  • Leiodermia

    leiodermia lei·o·der·mi·a (lī’ō-dûr’mē-ə) n. Smooth, glossy skin.



  • Leiomyoma

    [lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh] /ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə/ noun, plural leiomyomas, leiomyomata [lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. a benign tumor composed of nonstriated muscular tissue. leiomyoma lei·o·my·o·ma (lī’ō-mī-ō’mə) n. A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.

  • Leiomyomata

    [lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh] /ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə/ noun, plural leiomyomas, leiomyomata [lahy-oh-mahy-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌlaɪ oʊ maɪˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. a benign tumor composed of nonstriated muscular tissue. leiomyoma lei·o·my·o·ma (lī’ō-mī-ō’mə) n. A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.



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