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

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  • granuloma — [gran΄yə lō′mə] n. pl. granulomas or granulomata [gran΄yo͞o lō′mə tə, gran΄yə lō′mə tə] [ GRANUL(E) + OMA] a firm, tumorlike granulation formed as a reaction to chronic inflammation, as from foreign bodies, bacteria, etc. granulomatous [gran΄yə… …   English World dictionary

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  • Granuloma — A granuloma is one of a number of forms of localized nodular inflammation found in tissues. The fact that a granuloma is localized is important. So is its nodularity. Granulomas have a typical pattern when examined under a microscope. Granulomas… …   Medical dictionary

  • Granuloma — Infektiöses Granulom der Hand durch Mycobacterium marinum eines Mitarbeiters in einer Tropenfischhandlung (Quelle: cdc.gov) Unter einem Granulom (von lat. granulum „Körnchen“) versteht man eine entzündungsbedingte, knotenartige Gewebeneubildung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • granuloma — n.; pl. granulomata or granulomas a localized collection of cells, usually produced in response to an infectious process, that is characterized by the presence of aggregates of epithelioid histiocytes; giant cells, monocytes, or lymphocytes may… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • granuloma — gra·nu·lò·ma s.m. TS med. neoformazione di natura infiammatoria a forma di piccola tumefazione tondeggiante, caratterizzata da una abbondante produzione cellulare e da produzione di tessuto connettivo e vasi capillari {{line}} {{/line}} DATA:… …   Dizionario italiano

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