Adjective "fibroid" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈfʌɪbrɔɪd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Of or characterized by fibres or fibrous tissue.
  1. 'It is now considered a safe and highly effective nonsurgical treatment of women with symptomatic uterine fibroid tumors.'
  2. 'Only one of 200 fibroid line tumors may be cancerous.'

noun

A benign tumour of muscular and fibrous tissues, typically developing in the wall of the uterus.
  1. 'This blockage causes fibroid muscle cells to degenerate and form scar tissue, which causes fibroids to shrink.'
  2. 'Secondary dysmenorrhea involves an underlying physical cause, such as endometriosis or uterine fibroids.'

Definitions

1. resembling fiber or fibrous tissue.

2. composed of fibers, as a tumor. noun

3. fibroma.

4. leiomyoma.

More examples(as adjective)

"procedures can be fibroid."