giant cell granuloma

n.

A non-neoplastic lesion of the gums or jaw bones, characterized by a proliferation of granulation tissue containing many multinucleated giant cells.

Nearby words

  1. giant cane,
  2. giant cell,
  3. giant cell arteritis,
  4. giant cell carcinoma,
  5. giant cell fibroma,
  6. giant cell myeloma,
  7. giant cell pneumonia,
  8. giant cell sarcoma,
  9. giant cell tumor of bone,
  10. giant cell tumor of tendon sheath


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