- an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
Origin of granuloma
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Examples from the Web for granuloma
On microscopic examination the suspected cancer turned out to be a granuloma.
- a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes
Word Origin and History for granuloma
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- A mass of inflamed granulation tissue, usually associated with ulcerated infections.