hamartoma

noun
ham·​ar·​to·​ma | \ ˌham-ˌar-ˈtō-mə How to pronounce hamartoma (audio) \
plural hamartomas also hamartomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce hamartoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of hamartoma

: a mass resembling a tumor that represents anomalous development of tissue natural to a part or organ rather than a true tumor

Other Words from hamartoma

hamartomatous \ -​ˈtäm-​ət-​əs How to pronounce hamartoma (audio) , -​ˈtōm-​ How to pronounce hamartoma (audio) \ adjective

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“Hamartoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hamartoma. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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