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hamartoma

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noun ham·ar·to·ma \ˌham-ˌar-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of hamartoma

plural

hamartomas

also

hamartomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a mass resembling a tumor that represents anomalous development of tissue natural to a part or organ rather than a true tumor

hamartomatous

\-ˈtäm-ət-əs, -ˈtōm-\play play adjective



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