Fibroid

Fibroid

[fahy-broid]
Fibroid is a term used for two different types of tumors:

  • Fibroids is the common term for Uterine fibroids; leiomyoma originating in the uterus. It is a benign neoplasm composed of smooth muscle cells.
  • A fibroid tumor is another name for a fibroma, a tumor of fibrous connective tissue.

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