Definition of myeloma in English:
noun (plural myelomas or myelomata /-mətə/)Medicine
A malignant tumor of the bone marrow.
- Multiple myeloma is a hematological malignant neoplasm of the bone marrow.
- Broadly speaking, cancer is classified into five major groups - carcinomas, sarcomas, leukaemias, lymphomas and myelomas.
- Osteoporosis, metastases, myeloma, and aggressive vertebral haemangioma can all cause vertebral body collapse and spinal pain.
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