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fibroid

Pronunciation: fi'broyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling or composed of fibers or fibrous tissue.
  2. Old term for certain types of leiomyoma, especially those occurring in the uterus.

Synonym(s): fibroleiomyoma

[fibro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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