desmoid

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desmoid

(ˈdɛsmɔɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy resembling a tendon or ligament
n
(Pathology) pathol a very firm tumour of connective tissue
[C19: from Greek desmos band + -oid; see desmid]
Translations

des·moid

a. desmoide, en forma de ligamento.
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Extra abdominal fibromatosis (desmoid tumor) arising in the infratemporal fossa: A case report.
Upon gross and microscopic pathologic examination, the tumor was character ized as an abdominal fibromatosis (desmoid) involving the small bowel serosa and muscularis propria.