incidentaloma

[ in-si-den-tuh-loh-muh ]
/ ˌɪn sɪˌdɛn təˈloʊ mə /

noun, plural in·ci·dent·a·lo·mas, in·ci·dent·a·lo·ma·ta [in-si-den-tuh-loh-muh-tuh]. /ˌɪn sɪˌdɛn təˈloʊ mə tə/.

an abnormal lesion or tumor detected by chance during a medical imaging test, physical examination, or surgery.

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Origin of incidentaloma

First recorded in 1980–85; incidental + -oma
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