Definitions for myxomamɪkˈsoʊ mə; -mə tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

myx•o•mamɪkˈsoʊ mə; -mə tə(n.)(pl.)-mas, -ma•ta

  1. a soft tumor composed of connective and mucoid tissue.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of myxoma:

1865–70

myx•om′a•tous-ˈsɒm ə təs(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. myxoma(noun)

    a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material

Wiktionary

  1. myxoma(Noun)

    A tumor of primitive connective tissue.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Myxoma(noun)

    a tumor made up of a gelatinous tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord

Freebase

  1. Myxoma

    A myxoma is a tumor of primitive connective tissue. It is the most common primary tumor of the heart in adults, but can also occur in other locations.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Myxoma

    A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

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