cylindroma

noun

cyl·​in·​dro·​ma ˌsil-ən-ˈdrō-mə How to pronounce cylindroma (audio)
plural cylindromas also cylindromata -mət-ə How to pronounce cylindroma (audio)
: a tumor characterized by cylindrical masses consisting of epithelial cells and hyalinized stroma:
a
: a malignant tumor especially of the respiratory tract or salivary glands
b
: a benign tumor of the skin and especially the scalp

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“Cylindroma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cylindroma. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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