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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 ?
In terms of the classification by the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), sometimes when we do a hysteroscopy, we are not sure how deep a fibroid is--whether it is a type 1 or type 2 or how close it is to the serosa (see illustration, page 26).
She told me about her neighbor who had similar problem and connected me with her,me and the woman had lengthy conversation which she later introduced FIBROX Fibroid removal to me which solved her problem.Didn't believe her initially because I thought it was all this herbal concoction from all the Babalawo's (Herbalist) but reluctantly I collected the contact of one Mr Sam that she gave to me.I called the man and he asked me for my health history and he educate me and made me realize that no surgery can remove nor cure Fibroid.
[USA], Mar 25 (ANI): A new research has established that uterine fibroid embolisation (UFE) effectively treats uterine fibroids with fewer post-procedure complications compared to myomectomy.
Each phase of innovation the original Acessa System, Acessa Guidance System and now the Acessa ProVu System represent a significant improvement in performance and the opportunity to further support our physician partners who help women suffering from uterine fibroid symptoms.
Recently, however, there has been a surge in the development of new uterine fibroid medications to help patients manage and treat the condition.
A patient is classified as type I when the SI of the uterine fibroid is lower than that of skeletal muscle, type II when the SI is lower than that of the myometrium but higher than that of skeletal muscle, or type III when the SI is higher than that of the myometrium (Fig.
Fibroid is the name given to two different types of tumour -- uterine fibroids and fibroma.
A: The robotic platform can be used to perform a wide array of gynecologic surgeries, including hysterectomy, prolapse surgery, myomectomy (fibroid removal), endometriosis surgery, and gynecologic cancer surgery, among others.
Fibroid in pregnancy is common in clinical obstetric practice.
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.