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fi·broid

 (fī′broid′)
adj.
Composed of or resembling fibrous tissue.
n.
A fibroma or myoma occurring especially in the uterine wall.

fibroid

(ˈfaɪbrɔɪd)
adj
(Pathology) anatomy (of structures or tissues) containing or resembling fibres
n
(Pathology) a benign tumour, composed of fibrous and muscular tissue, occurring in the wall of the uterus and often causing heavy menstruation

fi•broid

(ˈfaɪ brɔɪd)

adj.
1. resembling fiber or fibrous tissue.
2. composed of fibers.
n.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibroid - benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)
fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
Translations

fibroid

[ˈfaɪbrɔɪd] Nfibroma m

fibroid

[ˈfaɪbrɔɪd] nfibrome m

fibroid

adjfibrös
nFibromyom nt

fibroid

[ˈfaɪbrɔɪd] nfibroma m

fi·broid

a. fibroide, de naturaleza fibrosa;
___ adenomaadenoma ___;
___ cataractcatarata ___.

fibroid

n (gyn) fibroma (uterino), mioma (uterino), tumor benigno del útero
References in periodicals archive ?
After adjustment for maternal age, ethnicity, alcohol use, and prior termination of pregnancy, the presence of a fibroid had no influence on the risk of miscarriage.
She says fibroid could grow to be quite large and cause pain and/or heavy periods depending on their location.
Similarly, myomectomy - the other form of fibroid surgery that leaves the uterus in place - is 6.
Efficacy measures to be assessed within the trial program will include the effect on heavy menstrual bleeding (amenorrhea rate, controlled bleeding), reduction in fibroid size and improvement in quality of life.
Studies trying to determine the mechanism of action of BPA on fibroid growth and development have shown that BPA promotes the growth of fibroid cells and the expressions of estrogen receptor alpha (ERa), insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF).
Fibroid characteristics, such as location, size, and enhancement, which may impact patient selection and outcome, are presented based on recent literature.
So far, 90% of reported cases of intravascular fibroid extension have occurred in parous females and 10% had previous pelvic surgery or hysterectomy14.
It is suitable for every type of fibroid except for type 0 pedunculated intracavitary fibroids and type 7 pedunculated subserosal fibroids, which is significant because deep intramural fibroids have been difficult to target and treat by other methods.
If a fibroid or cluster of fibroid is particularly large or is growing on the outside of the uterine wall, it pushes the uterus aside or force it to grow abnormally.
Only the individually largest fibroid for each woman was included in the study analysis.
Gurgaon, May 11, ( ANI ) Women who go for uterine surgery have a better alternative now: Uterine Fibroid Embolization.