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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
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Also called late phase and rarely observed today, the tertiary stage is characterized by gummata and/or neurosyphilis that emerge three years or later after exposure.
Everyone was agreed that it was a privilege to have such a case in hospital, because you don't see neurosyphilis much these days; the older physicians among them remembered the pre-penicillin days as a golden age of gummata and tabetic crises.