pseudomyxoma

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pseudomyxoma

 [soo″do-mik-so´mah]
1. a mass of epithelial mucus resembling a myxoma.
pseudomyxoma peritone´i the presence in the peritoneal cavity of mucoid material from a ruptured ovarian cyst or a ruptured mucocele of the appendix.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-mik-sō'mă),
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of mucus.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pseu·do·myx·o·ma

(sū'dō-miks-ō'mă)
A gelatinous mass resembling a myxoma but composed of epithelial mucus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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"I would spend it on making memories for Evan and whatever's spare, I would donate the rest to pseudomyxoma research."