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gran·u·lo·ma

 (grăn′yə-lō′mə)
n. pl. gran·u·lo·mas or gran·u·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Any of various nodular masses of granulocytic monocytes and other immune cells, including macrophages and eosinophils, that aggregate in response to a chronic infection, such as tuberculosis, or other inflammatory process.

gran′u·lo′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.

granuloma

(ˌɡrænjʊˈləʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes
granulomatous adj

gran•u•lo•ma

(ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
[1860–65]
gran`u•lom′a•tous (-ˈlɒm ə təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granuloma - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
gumma - a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis
Translations

granuloma

[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m

granuloma

n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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Prepubertal age, inflammatory or infectious nonneoplastic lesions (such as sperm granuloma) and benign neoplastic lesions (such as adenomatoid tumor, lipoma) need frozen section for preventing redundant orchiectomies (Figure 3, 4) (2,7).
This caused development of a sperm granuloma in a couple of cases.
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