Definition of multiple myeloma in English:

multiple myeloma

noun

Medicine
  • A malignant clonal proliferation of plasma cells, typically causing multiple lytic tumours in bones and usually associated with the presence of abnormal proteins in the blood and urine.

Origin

Late 19th century. From multiple + myeloma, after German multiples Myelom.

Pronunciation

multiple myeloma

/ˌmʌltɪpl ˌmʌɪəˈləʊmə/