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os·te·o·ma

 (ŏs′tē-ō′mə)
n. pl. os·te·o·mas or os·te·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor composed of bony tissue, often developing on the skull.
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osteoma

(ˌɒstɪˈəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) a benign tumour composed of bone or bonelike tissue
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os•te•o•ma

(ˌɒs tiˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor composed of osseous tissue.
[1840–50]
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Noun1.osteoma - a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible
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osteoma

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Partial filling or non-filling of parallelogram was due to venous thrombosis, inflammatory conditions such as panophthalmitis or tumor causing extraneous pressure such as CA ethmoid, Frontoethmoidal tumor, Lacrimal gland tumor and ivory osteoma of Frontal bone in our series of cases, like that of studies performed by (1-4).
Microscopically, although focally indistinguishable from osteoblastoma, osteoma with osteoblastoma-like features has much more mature bone in the form of solid/compact (ivory osteoma) and dense cancellous (mature osteoma) bone.
Ivory osteomas are composed of dense, mature, lamellar bone with little fibrous stroma.