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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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References in periodicals archive ?
* Osteoma compactum, also called osteoma eburneum (the most common type), is hard, ivory-like, spherical, and attached to the cortex of the mastoid process.
* Osteoma mixture (uncommon) is a mixture of the types of bone found in osteoma eburneum and osteoma cancellare.
(2) Compact osteoma (also known as osteoma eburneum), as seen in our patient, is composed of dense lamellated bone and is the most common type of osteoma.