Gummata
Gumma Gum"ma (g[u^]m"m[.a]), n.; pl. {Gummata}. [NL. So called from its gummy contents See {Gum}.] (Med.) A kind of soft tumor, usually of syphilitic origin. [1913 Webster]

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