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n. pl. rhab·do·my·o·mas or rhab·do·my·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor in striated muscle fibers.

[Greek rhabdos, rod; see rhabdomancy + myoma.]


n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign tumour of striated muscle
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek rhabdos a rod + myoma]


(ˌræb doʊ maɪˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor made up of striated muscular tissue. Compare leiomyoma.
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Noun1.rhabdomyoma - benign rumor of striated muscle
myoma - a benign tumor composed of muscle tissue


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