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osteoma

[ os-tee-oh-muh ]
/ 藢蓲s ti藞o蕣 m蓹 /
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noun, plural os路te路o路mas, os路te路o路ma路ta [os-tee-oh-muh-tuh]. /藢蓲s ti藞o蕣 m蓹 t蓹/. Pathology.
a benign tumor composed of osseous tissue.
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Origin of osteoma

First recorded in 1840鈥50; oste- + -oma
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British Dictionary definitions for osteoma

osteoma
/ (藢蓲st瑟藞蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mata (-m蓹t蓹) or -mas
a benign tumour composed of bone or bonelike tissue
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

Medical definitions for osteoma

osteoma
[ 艔s鈥瞭膿-艒m蓹 ]

n. pl. os鈥e鈥鈥as
A benign tumor composed of bony tissue, often developing on the skull.
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