multiple myeloma(redirected from myelomatosis multiplex)
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Related to myelomatosis multiplex: plasmacytoma, Kahler's disease, Mgus, Plasma cells, Bence Jones protein
A malignant proliferation of plasma cells in bone marrow causing numerous tumors and characterized by the presence of abnormal proteins in the blood.
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a malignant plasma cell tumor of the bone marrow that destroys bone tissue.
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|Noun||1.||multiple myeloma - myeloma that develops in several places at the same time|
myeloma - a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow
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