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fi·bro·ma

 (fī-brō′mə)
n. pl. fi·bro·mas or fi·bro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign, usually enclosed neoplasm composed primarily of fibrous tissue.

fi·brom′a·tous (-brŏm′ə-təs, -brō′mə-) adj.
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fibroma

(faɪˈbrəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) a benign tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue
fibromatous adj
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fi•bro•ma

(faɪˈbroʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor consisting essentially of fibrous tissue.
[1840–50]
fi•brom•a•tous (faɪˈbrɒm ə təs) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibroma - nonmalignant tumor of connective tissue
fibroid, fibroid tumor - benign tumor containing fibrous tissue (especially in the uterus)
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Translations

fibroma

[faɪˈbrəʊmə] nfibroma m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fi·bro·ma

n. fibroma, tumor benigno compuesto de tejido fibroso.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fibroma

n fibroma m
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References in periodicals archive ?
She was diagnosed with Ossifying Fibroma, which required the removal of the right side of her jaw.
Dr Khaled Ghandour, maxilofacial surgeon at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), said the patient was diagnosed with Ossifying Fibroma, a particularly aggressive form of tumour, which meant the right side of the jaw had to be removed.
Problems in the differential diagnosis related to a fibroma mimicking another neoplasm are relatively limited and more often one has a circumstance in which a neoplasm of a completely different sort may mimic a fibroma and potentially be misdiagnosed as such, particularly if the notorious sampling hazard of ovarian tumor evaluation contributes to the issue.
Group II includes cartilage-forming tumours such as chondroma, osteochondroma, chondroblastoma, and chondromyxoid fibroma. Group III includes giant-cell tumours.
Cardiac fibroma, also known as Fibrous hamartoma is a rare primary tumour encountered in infants and children without gender predilection.
Calcified cardiac fibroma is an extremely rare benign tumor of the heart that occurs most commonly in the LV or the interventricular septum.[1] Cardiac fibroma, nonencapsulated tumor that is grossly infiltrating but which confines to the myocardium, could remain dormant.[2] In the present case, extensive myocardial involvement resulted in compression of the LAD.
Fibroid is the name given to two different types of tumour -- uterine fibroids and fibroma. Uterine fibroids grow in a woman's uterus or womb whereas fibroma may occur on nerves, ovaries and many other parts of the body.
Clinical differential diagnosis were epidermal inclusion cyst, mucous cyst, fibroma and adnexal tumors.
Caption: Figure 1 Proximal tibial non-ossifying fibroma in a skeletally immature patient.
During the surgery procedure, multiple fragments of both soft and hard tissues were removed; the fragments were sent to the pathology department with a diagnosis of a presumption of recurrent desmoplastic fibroma.
Fibroma of the tendon sheath (FTS) is a benign fibroblastic neoplasm that most often presents as a circumscribed nodular mass around small joints and involves the tendon and tendon sheaths of the fingers, hands, and wrist [1].