hamartoma


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ham·ar·to·ma

 (hăm′ăr′tō′mə)
n.
A benign tumor composed of an abnormal mixture of normal tissue elements that develop and grow at the same rate as adjacent tissue, resulting from faulty development in an organ.

[German Hamartom, Greek hamartanein, to miss the mark, go wrong, German -om, -oma.]

ham′ar′tom′a·tous (-tŏm′ə-təs, -tō′mə-təs) adj.
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Noun1.hamartoma - a focal growth that resembles a neoplasm but results from faulty development in an organ
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
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ham·ar·to·ma

n. hamartoma, nódulo de tejido superfluo semejante a un tumor usualmente benigno.
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hamartoma

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Chris and Wendy Watkins already knew one of the twins, Riley, had hypothalamic hamartoma, however they have now found out that their other son has the same tumour.
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Mutation of the PTEN tumor suppression gene leads to PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS).
Becker melanosis (also called Becker's nevus or Becker's pigmentary hamartoma) is an organoid hamartoma that is most common among males.
Hollie Massey, a Year 10 at Strathearn School in East Belfast, has had a rare brain tumour, Hypothalamic Hamartoma, since June.
Out of these 9 cases, most of them 7 (77%) were malignant hepatoblastoma and 2 (33%) were benign mesenchymal hamartoma.
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