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Muxa (Greek) - Mucus
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Myxoid

The "forming" of a mass of extracellular "mucus" matrix, such as a myxoid liposarcoma or cardiac myxoma.

  • Muxa (Greek) - Mucus
  • Eidos (Greek) - Form, Resemblance or Shape, Likeness
Myxoma

"Growth" of scattered "mucus" cells in a mucopolysaccharide stroma.

  • Muxa (Greek) - Mucus
  • Oma (Greek) - Morbid growth, mass, tumor
  • Commonly found in left atrium as a pedunculated mass that occasionally plops into the mitral valve causing blockage and syncope
  • Cardiac tumor, recurrent syncope, left atrial mass
  • MEDYMOLOGY