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(fi-bro'ma) ('ma-ta) plural.fibromata [ fibro- + -oma]
A fibrous, encapsulated connective tissue tumor. It is irregular in shape, slow in growth, and has a firm consistency. Pressure or cystic degeneration may cause pain. It may affect the periosteum, jaws, occiput, pelvis, vertebrae, ribs, long bones, or sternum. fibromatous (-ma-tus), adjective

fibroma of breast

A benign, nonulcerative, painless breast tumor.

interstitial fibroma

A tumor in the muscular wall of the uterus that may grow inward and form a polypoid fibroid, or outward and become a subperitoneal fibroid. See: uterine leiomyoma

intramural fibroma

A tumor in the muscle tissue of the uterus between the peritoneal coat and endometrium.

submucous fibroma

A fibroma encroaching on the endometrial cavity. It may be sessile or pedunculated.

subserous fibroma

A fibroma, often pedunculated, lying beneath the peritoneal coat of the uterus.

uterine fibroma

Uterine leiomyoma.
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