paraffinoma

noun

par·​af·​fin·​o·​ma ˌpar-ə-fə-ˈnō-mə How to pronounce paraffinoma (audio)
plural paraffinomas also paraffinomata -mət-ə How to pronounce paraffinoma (audio)
: a granuloma caused by the introduction (as by injection) of paraffin into the tissues

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“Paraffinoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paraffinoma. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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