pl. -·mas or -·ma·ta
a tumor of connective tissue cells containing a mucuslike material
Origin of myxomamyx(o)- + -oma
nounpl. myx·o·mas or myx·o·ma·ta
A benign tumor, most often found in the heart, composed of connective tissue embedded in mucus.
(plural myxomas or myxomata)
- A tumor of primitive connective tissue.
New Latin, based on Ancient Greek