granulomatous

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gran·u·lo·ma

 (grăn′yə-lō′mə)
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.
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Adj.1.granulomatous - relating to or characterized by granulomas
Translations
granulomatös
육아종성

gran·u·lom·a·tous

a. granulomatoso-a, que tiene las características de un granuloma;
___ colitiscolitis ___;
___ encephalomyelitisencefalomielitis ___;
___ enteritisenteritis ___;
___ inflammationinflamación ___.
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Balamuthia mandrillaris caused typically fatal granulomatous encephalitis without many consistent epidemiological patterns in both children and adults, in immunocompetent and immunosuppresssed patients, and in few case-patients with documented environmental exposures to soil or freshwater.

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