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granuloma

[ gran-yuh-loh-muh ]
/ 藢gr忙n y蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural gran路u路lo路mas, gran路u路lo路ma路ta [gran-yuh-loh-muh-tuh]. /藢gr忙n y蓹藞lo蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.

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Origin of granuloma

First recorded in 1860鈥65; granule + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM granuloma

gran路u路lom路a路tous [gran-yuh-lom-uh-tuhs], /藢gr忙n y蓹藞l蓲m 蓹 t蓹s/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for granuloma

granuloma
/ (藢伞r忙nj蕣藞l蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes

Derived forms of granuloma

granulomatous (藢伞r忙nj蕣藞l蓲m蓹t蓹s), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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