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Related to leiomyomata: Uterine fibroids, Uterine leiomyomata


n. pl. lei·o·my·o·mas or lei·o·my·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor derived from smooth muscle, occurring most often in the uterus.

[Greek leios, smooth; see (s)lei- in Indo-European roots + myoma.]

lei′o·my·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.


pl n
(Medicine) benign tumours, consisting of muscle fibres, that can occur in any organ but are most commonly found in the uterus
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