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myoma

 [mi-o´mah]
a tumor formed of muscle tissue. adj., adj myo´matous.
uterine myoma (myoma of uterus) leiomyoma uteri.

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă),
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyoma, rhabdomyoma.
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]

myoma

(mī-ō′mə)
n. pl. myo·mas or myo·mata (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed of muscle tissue.

my·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
See also: leiomyoma, rhabdomyoma
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]

myoma

A BENIGN tumour of muscle.

Myoma

These are benign (non-malignant) tumors of the uterus.
Mentioned in: Pelvic Exam

my·o·ma

(mī-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm of muscular tissue.
[myo- + G. -oma, tumor]
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Due to breech presentation and giant cervical myoma, cesarean section (CS) was performed under general anesthesia.
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[4] In our case, gradual growth of the uterine myoma occurred over 3 years.
Because SIS by distending the uterine cavity with saline/fluid and making a clear interface between the lesion and dark endometrial cavity reliably distinguish submucosal myoma from intramural myomas.
"Our results reflect the immediate change in surgical practice after a policy change, and this might be neutralized once newer techniques for removing myomas and myomatous uteri by minimally invasive measures are adopted more broadly."
c) A decrease in myoma volume was observed in 35.7% of the tibolone group, with the average myoma volume increasing by 4.7% after 12 weeks