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1. a tumor composed of plasma cells of the type normally found in the bone marrow.
2. multiple myeloma.
giant cell myeloma giant cell tumor (def. 1).
multiple myeloma see multiple myeloma.
plasma cell myeloma multiple myeloma.
solitary myeloma a variant of multiple myeloma in which there is a single localized tumor focus. Called also plasma cell tumor.
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solitary myelomaSolitary plasmacytoma Hematology A single focus of neoplastic myeloma cells, which comprises 3-5% of monoclonal gammopathies. See Monoclonal gammopathy, Myeloma.
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