noun, plural gum·mas, gum·ma·ta [guhm-uh-tuh] /ˈgʌm ə tə/. Pathology.
Origin of gumma
Examples from the Web for gumma
There was the secret ploughing society of the young men of a village in Gumma prefecture.The Foundations of Japan|J.W. Robertson Scott
Gumma can develop almost anywhere, and where it does, there is a loss of tissue that can be replaced only by a scar.The Third Great Plague|John H. Stokes
The contraction which follows the disappearance of a gumma of the sterno-mastoid may also produce a deformity resembling wry-neck.
Althaus162 also makes three divisions, two of which are as follows: Cerebral tumor—a gumma either hard or soft.
The name of a syphilitic swelling or tumor is gumma (plural, gummata).Woman|William J. Robinson