granuloma

noun gran·u·lo·ma \ ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə \

Definition of granuloma

plural granulomas also granulomata play \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə-tə\
: a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process

granulomatous

play \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə-təs\ adjective

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1861

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granuloma

noun gran·u·lo·ma \ ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə \

medical Definition of granuloma

plural granulomas also granulomata play \-mət-ə\
: a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process

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