multiple myeloma

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multiple myeloma

n.
A malignant proliferation of plasma cells in bone marrow causing numerous tumors and characterized by the presence of abnormal proteins in the blood.

mul′tiple myelo′ma


n.
a malignant plasma cell tumor of the bone marrow that destroys bone tissue.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.multiple myeloma - myeloma that develops in several places at the same time
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
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