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Myxoma

Introduction: Myxoma

Description of Myxoma

Myxoma: A benign connective tissue tumor.

Myxoma: a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Myxoma: A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Source: Diseases Database

Myxoma: A benign neoplasm derived from connective tissue, consisting chiefly of polyhedral and stellate cells that are loosely embedded in a soft mucoid matrix, thereby resembling primitive mesenchymal tissue. It occurs frequently intramuscularly where it may be mistaken for a sarcoma. It appears also in the jaws and the skin. (From Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Myxoma: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Myxoma

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Myxoma

The following list attempts to classify Myxoma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • benign tumor,benign tumour,nonmalignant neoplasm,nonmalignant tumor,nonmalignant tumour
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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