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noun ham·ar·to·ma \ˌham-ˌar-ˈtō-mə\
plural ham·ar·to·mas also ham·ar·to·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Definition of HAMARTOMA

:  a mass resembling a tumor that represents anomalous development of tissue natural to a part or organ rather than a true tumor
ham·ar·toma·tous \-ˈtäm-ət-əs, -ˈtōm-\ adjective
March 30, 2015
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