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[mahy-oh-muh] /maɪˈoʊ mə/

noun, plural myomas, myomata
[mahy-oh-muh-tuh] /maɪˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a tumor composed of muscular tissue.
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
a benign tumour composed of muscle tissue

myoma my·o·ma (mī-ō’mə)
n. pl. my·o·mas or my·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor of muscular tissue.
my·o’ma·tous (-ō’mə-təs, -ŏm’ə-) adj.


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