1. myeloma

noun. a tumor of the bone marrow (usually malignant) composed of cells normally found in bone marrow.


  • malignant tumor
  • malignant neoplasm
  • multiple myeloma

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Example sentences of the word myeloma

1. Noun, singular or mass
The abnormal amounts of protein that result from myeloma can also cause hyperviscosity syndrome, which is is a thickening of the blood to the point of affecting brain function.

2. Noun, plural
Common medical problems associated with multiple myeloma include the following: anemia or reduced red blood cells, high protein levels in the blood and urine, bone fractures and vertebral collapse, elevated blood calcium and reduced immunity.