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(ˈɡruːməs) or


(Biology) (esp of plant parts) consisting of granular tissue
[C17: from grume a clot of blood, from Latin grumus a little heap; related to crumb]
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Adj.1.grumous - transformed from a liquid into a soft semisolid or solid mass; "coagulated blood"; "curdled milk"; "grumous blood"
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
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a. grumoso-a, coagulado-a.
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Macroscopically, cSCCs are characteristically unilocular cystic masses that are filled with grumous, granular, thick, tenacious material.
The basophilic nucleus occupies great part of its own volume in relation to the cytoplasma showing chromatine relatively condensed in a rough and grumous way.