helminthoma

[hĕl′mĭn-thōmə]

n. pl. hel•min•tho•mas

A tumor of granulomatous tissue caused by a parasitic worm.

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Examples from the Web for helminthoma

Historical Examples of helminthoma

  • To one of these Bancroft has given a separate name (Helminthoma elastica).

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold