chemodectoma

noun

che·​mo·​dec·​to·​ma -ˈdek-tə-mə How to pronounce chemodectoma (audio)
plural chemodectomas also chemodectomata -mət-ə How to pronounce chemodectoma (audio)
: a tumor that affects tissue (as of the carotid body) populated with chemoreceptors

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“Chemodectoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemodectoma. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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