gumma


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to gumma: syphilis, VDRL

gum·ma

 (gŭm′ə)
n. pl. gum·mas or gum·ma·ta (gŭm′ə-tə)
A small rubbery granuloma that has a necrotic center and is enclosed by an inflamed fibrous capsule. It is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis.

[New Latin, from Late Latin, gum; see gum1.]

gum′ma·tous adj.

gumma

(ˈɡʌmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a rubbery tumour characteristic of advanced syphilis, occurring esp on the skin, liver, brain, or heart
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin gummi gum1]
ˈgummatous adj

gum•ma

(ˈgʌm ə)

n., pl. gum•mas, gum•ma•ta (ˈgʌm ə tə)
a rubbery tumorlike lesion associated with tertiary syphilis.
[1715–25; < New Latin; see gum1]
gum′ma•tous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumma - a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis
granuloma - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
Translations
Gumma

gum·ma

n. abrv. goma, abreviatura de syphilitic gumma, tumor sifilítico.

gumma

n goma m&f
References in periodicals archive ?
A 7+7 member, Bushara Gumma Wednesday said that the committee in a meeting to be held on Sunday will to discuss the latest arrangements before to meet the Sudanese president who is also the chairman of the coordination committee.
Patricia Gumma, from Cardiff, fled the fighting that engulfed the city of Benghazi in September last year.
Born on August 16th, 1992 (aged 22), from Gumma, and Blood Type A
After completing her doctoral program, she served as lecturer at Gumma University and assistant professor at Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
i[//]i ul ide "I do not know whether the army [gods to GNI o[r] to GN2)," very much like gumma 'if' (see for instance, AbB 3,53:14-15 and Cohen 2014: 70-73).
Gumma formation may begin as soon as a year after infection but is most likely to occur 15 years after the initial infection.
Krishna was kidnapped by Maoists on Thursday when he was returning after an interaction programme in Gumma block of tribal-dominated Malkangiri district.
Katsuyuki Nakajima at Gumma University for his critical comments and suggestions.
According to a parent, Manjula Gumma, this is just not fair.
We are proud to be a partner with IGT in the new Illinois gaming market," said Vince Gumma, president of AVS.
Dubbed a "divorce temple", the Mantokuji temple in the central Gumma prefecture originally functioned as asylum for the women who wanted to cut marital ties with their husbands.
Pagan Amum, Yassir Arman and Abbas Gumma from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) were led away as they arrived by car at the parliament building in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman.