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myoblastoma

 [mi″o-blas-to´mah]
a benign circumscribed tumorlike lesion of soft tissue.

my·o·blas·to·ma

(mī'ō-blas-tō'mă),
A tumor of immature muscle cells.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]

myoblastoma

/myo·blas·to·ma/ (mi″o-blas-to´mah) a benign circumscribed tumor-like lesion of soft tissue, possibly composed of myoblasts.
granular cell myoblastoma  see under tumor.

my·o·blas·to·ma

(mī'ō-blas-tō'mă)
A tumor of immature muscle cells.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]

my·o·blas·to·ma

(mī'ō-blas-tō'mă)
A tumor of immature muscle cells.
[myo- + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]

myoblastoma (mī´ōblastō´mə),

n a benign neoplasm characterized by large polyhedral cells resembling young muscle cells. Occurs most frequently in the tongue.
myoblastoma, granular cell,
n See tumor, granular cell.
myocardial infarction (heart attack),
n an occlusion or blockage of arteries supplying the muscles of the heart, resulting in injury or necrosis of the heart muscle.

myoblastoma

a benign circumscribed tumor-like lesion of soft tissue.

granular cell myoblastoma
see granular cell myoblastoma.
References in periodicals archive ?
1) Granular cell tumor was first described by Abrikossoff (2) in 1926 as granular cell myoblastoma, assuming a myogenic origin.
Multiple myoblastoma with bronchial, lingual and parotid locations].
Abrikossoff was the first to describe this tumor in the literature in 1926 as a myoblastoma, since it was reported as a tumor arising from muscle in the tongue.
A report of a granular cell pituicytoma associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 is in the literature[10]; however, this tumor is an example of a granular cell tumor or granular cell myoblastoma.
Multicentric tracheobronchial and oesophageal granular cell myoblastoma.
However, the histogenesis of these tumors is controversial, evident by various terms in the literature that have attempted to describe GCT, including choristoma, tumorlet, myoblastoma, and pituicytoma.