malacoplakia

noun

mal·​a·​co·​pla·​kia
variants also malakoplakia
: 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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“Malacoplakia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malacoplakia. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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