myxoma

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myx·o·ma

 (mĭk-sō′mə)
n. pl. myx·o·mas or myx·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor, most often found in the heart, composed of connective tissue embedded in mucus.

myx·o′ma·tous (-sō′mə-təs, -sŏm′ə-) adj.

myxoma

(mɪkˈsəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a tumour composed of mucous connective tissue, usually situated in subcutaneous tissue
myxomatous adj

myx•o•ma

(mɪkˈsoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a soft tumor composed of connective and mucoid tissue.
[1865–70]
myx•om′a•tous (-ˈsɒm ə təs) adj.

myxoma

a soft tumor formed of gelatinous tissue. — myxomatous, adj.
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Noun1.myxoma - a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
Translations

myx·o·ma

n. mixoma, tumor compuesto de tejido conjuntivo.

myxoma

n mixoma m
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A Case of odontogenic myxoma with unusual histological features mimicking a fibro-osseous process.
Other clinical entities such as ameloblastic fibroma, odontogenic myxoma, intraosseous mucoepidermoid carcinoma and central odontogenic fibroma must be considered although they occur less frequently (20).
Odontogenic myxoma is a locally aggressive, benign tumor with variable radiographic appearances.
For the multilocular lesions in the mandible ramus, differential diagnoses of SBC were: ameloblastoma, odontogenic keratocyst, odontogenic myxoma, and central giant cell lesion.
An odontogenic myxoma is a rare, benign tumor that is found almost exclusively in the facial bones, usually the mandible.
Diagnoses n % Keratocystic odontogenic tumor 40 51 Ameloblastoma 18 23 Odontoma 13 17 Odontogenic myxoma 2 3 Calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor 2 3 Cementoblastoma 1 1 Central odontogenic fibroma 1 1 Calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor 1 1 Total 78 100 Table 2--Cases diagnosed distributed by gender.
Central Odontogenic Myxoma may occur anywhere in the jaws but have predilection for premolar molar region of the mandible & maxilla.
Odontogenic myxoma in a 17-month old child: a case report.