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fibroleiomyoma

Pronunciation: fi'bro-li'o-mi-o'ma

Definition: A leiomyoma containing nonneoplastic collagenous fibrous tissue, which may make the tumor hard; fibroleiomyoma usually arises in the myometrium, and the proportion of fibrous tissue increases with age.

Synonym(s): fibroid3, leiomyofibroma

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