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.

Nearby words

  1. incident point,
  2. incidental,
  3. incidental music,
  4. incidental parasite,
  5. incidentally,
  6. incienso,
  7. incinerate,
  8. incineration,
  9. incinerator,
  10. incipience

Origin of incidentaloma

First recorded in 1980–85; incidental + -oma

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