Chronic inflammatory lesion characterized by large numbers of cells of various types (macrophages, lymphocytes, fibroblasts, giant cells), some degrading and some repairing the tissues.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • granuloma — noun (plural mas; also granulomata) Date: 1861 a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process • granulomatous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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