Medical Dictionary


noun gum·ma \ˈgəm-ə\
plural gummas also gum·ma·ta \ˈgəm-ət-ə\

Medical Definition of GUMMA

:  a tumor of gummy or rubbery consistency that is characteristic of the tertiary stage of syphilis
gum·ma·tous \-ət-əs\ adjective


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