myxoma definition

  • noun:
    • A benign tumefaction, most frequently based in the heart, made up of connective structure embedded in mucus.
    • A tumor of primitive connective tissue.
    • A tumor comprised of a gelatinous muscle resembling that found in the umbilical cord.
    • A tumor comprising mucous muscle — which, a tissue with round, fusiform, or stellate cells in a transparent, semifluid, intercellular substance containing a great deal of mucin. Also referred to as collonema.
    • a benign tumefaction of connective muscle containing jellylike material

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