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ham·ar·to·ma

 (hăm′ăr′tō′mə)
n.
A benign tumor composed of an abnormal mixture of normal tissue elements that develop and grow at the same rate as adjacent tissue, resulting from faulty development in an organ.

[German Hamartom, Greek hamartanein, to miss the mark, go wrong, German -om, -oma.]

ham′ar′tom′a·tous (-tŏm′ə-təs, -tō′mə-təs) adj.
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Noun1.hamartoma - a focal growth that resembles a neoplasm but results from faulty development in an organ
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
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ham·ar·to·ma

n. hamartoma, nódulo de tejido superfluo semejante a un tumor usualmente benigno.

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Connective tissue nevi of the skin: clinical, genetic and histopathologic classification of hamartomas of the collagen, elastic, and proteoglycan type.
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Los Hamartomas hipotalamicos (HH) son masas poco frecuentes que usualmente aparecen en forma nodular unidos al tuber cinereum o a los cuerpos mamilares.
This condition, also known as multiple hamartoma-neoplasia syndrome, causes hamartomas that involve the skin, intestine, breast, and thyroid.
Retrorectal cystic hamartomas are rare congenital lesions derived from the vestigial portion of the embryonic hindgut.
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