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n. pl. gran·u·lo·mas or gran·u·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Any of various nodular masses of granulocytic monocytes and other immune cells, including macrophages and eosinophils, that aggregate in response to a chronic infection, such as tuberculosis, or other inflammatory process.

gran′u·lo′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.


n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes
granulomatous adj


(ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
gran`u•lom′a•tous (-ˈlɒm ə təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granuloma - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
gumma - a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis


[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m


n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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Cholesterol granuloma is a benign, non-specific inflammatory fibrogranulomatous lesion that develops secondary to a foreign body reaction to cholesterol crystals.
We report here a rare case of rhinofacial Conidiobolus coronatus infection in a previously healthy 18-year-old man who presented with a fungal granuloma of the right inferior turbinate and face.
So in this sense, there's no such thing as a latent or active granuloma.
Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease characterized by granuloma formation.
Granuloma annulare (GA), which is characterized by necrobiotic dermal papules, is a benign inflammatory dermatosis of unknown cause.
Cellular content of granuloma was measured by assaying activity of N-acetyl glucosaminidase (NAG) and total nucleic acid content.
We add to the literature 5 cases of Wolf isotopic response, manifesting as granuloma annulare with a perineurovascular and/or perifollicular pattern of inflammation and developing in a site of previous herpes zoster, and discuss the clinicopathologic findings.
He also developed a lick granuloma, so he wore a cone collar for a time and was treated with antibiotics by our vet.
He and his colleagues found that adults with granuloma annulare are four times more likely to develop dyslipidemia than those without the inflammatory dermatosis.
After the exclusion of other diseases which cause granuloma formation, the patient was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, and azothioprine 100 mg/day and prednisolone 16 mg every 48 hours was prescribed.
The World Health Organisation (2005) define a central giant cell granuloma as a benign intraosseous lesion consisting of fibrous tissue containing foci of haemorrhage and haemosiderin deposits, aggregations of giant cells and reactive bone formation.