myxoma

Definitions:

  • A benign tumor, most often found in the heart, composed of connective tissue embedded in mucus.
  • A tumor consisting of mucous tissue — that is, a tissue with round, fusiform, or stellate cells in a transparent, semifluid, intercellular substance containing a large amount of mucin. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="collonema">collonema</internalXref>.
  • A tumor made up of a gelatinous tissue resembling that found in the umbilical cord.
  • A <xref>tumor</xref> of primitive <xref>connective tissue</xref>.
  • a benign tumor of connective tissue containing jellylike material
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