psammoma

noun

psam·​mo·​ma sa-ˈmō-mə How to pronounce psammoma (audio)
plural psammomas also psammomata -mət-ə How to pronounce psammoma (audio)
: a hard fibrous tumor of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord containing calcareous matter
psammomatous adjective

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“Psammoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psammoma. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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