myeloma

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my·e·lo·ma

 (mī′ə-lō′mə)
n. pl. my·e·lo·mas or my·e·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor formed by the cells of the bone marrow.

my′e·lo′ma·toid′ (-toid′) adj.

myeloma

(ˌmaɪɪˈləʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a usually malignant tumour of the bone marrow or composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
ˌmyeˈlomaˌtoid adj

my•e•lo•ma

(ˌmaɪ əˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor of plasma cells, arising in bone marrow and often occurring at multiple sites.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
multiple myeloma - myeloma that develops in several places at the same time
Translations

my·e·lo·ma

n. mieloma.
1. cualquier tumor de la médula espinal u ósea;
2. tumor formado por el tipo de células que se encuentran en la médula ósea;
multiple ______ múltiple.

myeloma

n mieloma m; multiple — mieloma múltiple
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Nonsecretory myeloma, immunoglobulin D myeloma, and plasma cell leukemia.
For patients with very low levels of FLC production, who were previously thought to have nonsecretory myeloma, it is clear that the extra sensitivity provided by the nephelometric assay is advantageous.
Sera whose M-spike isotype was not determined, sera with biclonal (2 isotypes) M-spikes, and sera from nonsecretory myeloma were excluded from the analysis of the influence of isotype on albumin discordance.