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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.
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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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03 Distribution of mass lesions other than Polyposis nasopharyngeal angiofibroma 8 inverted papiloma 7 fibrous dysplasia 5 rhinisporidiosis 4 bleeding polypus 3 maxillary mucocele 3 Nasoalveolar cyst 2 pleomorphic adenoma 1 nasal dermoid 1 Granuloma Pyogenicum 1 Angiomyxomatous polyp 1 meningoencephalocoele 1 Note: Table made from pie chart.
Granuloma pyogenicum, 'Pregnancy tumour', fibro-epithelial polyp and calcifying fibroblastic granuloma.
Whereas blue to black CM is usually indicative of melanoma; a prominent vascular appearance and granuloma pyogenicum like lesion have been described for CM from renal cell carcinoma.