hamartoma

noun
ham·ar·to·ma | \ˌham-ˌar-ˈtō-mə \
plural hamartomas also hamartomata\-mət-ə \

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

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