malacoplakia

noun
mal·a·co·pla·kia
variants: also malakoplakia \ˌmal-ə-kō-ˈplā-kē-ə \

Medical Definition of malacoplakia 

: inflammation of the mucous membrane of a hollow organ (as the urinary bladder) characterized by the formation of soft granulomatous lesions

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