Definitions for fibromafaɪˈbroʊ mə; -mə tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fi•bro•mafaɪˈbroʊ mə; -mə tə(n.)(pl.)-mas, -ma•ta

  1. a tumor consisting essentially of fibrous tissue.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of fibroma:


fi•brom•a•tousfaɪˈbrɒm ə təs(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fibroma(noun)

    nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue


  1. fibroma(Noun)

    A benign tumour of fibrous connective tissue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fibroma(noun)

    a tumor consisting mainly of fibrous tissue, or of same modification of such tissue


  1. Fibroma

    Fibromas are benign tumors that are composed of fibrous or connective tissue. They can grow in all organs, arising from mesenchyme tissue. The term "fibroblastic" or "fibromatous" is used to describe tumors of the fibrous connective tissue. When the term fibroma is used without modifier, it is usually considered benign, with the term fibrosarcoma reserved for malignant tumors.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fibroma

    A benign tumor of fibrous or fully developed connective tissue.


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