psammoma

[ să-mōmə ]

n. pl. psam•mo•mas

Psammomatous meningioma. No longer in technical use.

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Example sentences from the Web for psammoma

  • The psammoma is a sarcoma containing a material resembling sand; it is chiefly met with in the membranes of the brain.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles