Definition of myoma in US English:

myoma

noun

  • A benign tumour of muscular origin; especially a leiomyoma (fibroid) of the uterus.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Handfield Jones (1819–1890), physician and histologist. From scientific Latin myoma from myo- + -oma.

Pronunciation

myoma

/mʌɪˈəʊmə/