Definition of myeloma noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

myeloma

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌmaɪəˈləʊmə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmaɪəˈloʊmə//
 
(pl. myelomas, myelomata
BrE BrE//ˌmaɪəˈləʊmətə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmaɪəˈloʊmətə//
 
)
(medical)
 
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a type of cancer found as a tumour inside the bone Word Origin mid 19th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek muelos ‘marrow’ + -oma.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: myeloma