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thymoma

División en sílabas: thy·mo·ma
Pronunciación: /THīˈmōmə
 
/

Definición de thymoma en inglés:

sustantivo (plural thymomas or thymomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A rare, usually benign tumor arising from thymus tissue and sometimes associated with myasthenia gravis.
Example sentences
  • Rare cases of thymomas, thymic carcinomas, and lymphomas have been reported.
  • About 45% of thymomas are associated with myasthenia gravis.
  • At this point the differential diagnosis included thymoma, teratoma and lymphoma.

Origen

early 20th century: from thymus + -oma.

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