Gummy tumor
Gummy Gum"my, a. [Compar. {Gummer} (?); superl. {Gummirst}.] Consisting of gum; viscous; adhesive; producing or containing gum; covered with gum or a substance resembling gum. [1913 Webster]

Kindles the gummy bark of fir or pine. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Then rubs his gummy eyes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Gummy tumor} (Med.), a gumma. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gummy — Gum my, a. [Compar. {Gummer} (?); superl. {Gummirst}.] Consisting of gum; viscous; adhesive; producing or containing gum; covered with gum or a substance resembling gum. [1913 Webster] Kindles the gummy bark of fir or pine. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gumma — noun (plural gummas; also gummata) Etymology: New Latin gummat , gumma, from Late Latin, gum, alteration of Latin gummi gum Date: circa 1722 a tumor of gummy or rubbery consistency that is characteristic of the tertiary stage of syphilis •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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