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

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“Hamartoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hamartoma. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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