granuloma

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noun gran·u·lo·ma \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə\

Definition of granuloma

plural

granulomas

also

granulomata

play \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə-tə\
  1. :  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

1861

First Known Use of granuloma

1861


Medical Dictionary

granuloma

play
noun gran·u·lo·ma \ˌgran-yə-ˈlō-mə\

Medical Definition of granuloma

plural

granulomas

also

granulomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process


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