gumma

noun gum·ma \ ˈgə-mə \

Definition of gumma

plural gummas also gummata play \ˈgə-mə-tə\
:a tumor of gummy or rubbery consistency that is characteristic of the tertiary stage of syphilis

gummatous

play \ˈgə-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of gumma

New Latin gummat-, gumma, from Late Latin, gum, alteration of Latin gummi gum


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gumma

noun gum·ma \ ˈgəm-ə \

medical Definition of gumma

plural gummas also gummata play \ˈgəm-ət-ə\
:a tumor of gummy or rubbery consistency that is characteristic of the tertiary stage of syphilis

gummatous

play \-ət-əs\ adjective

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