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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations

granuloma

[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

granuloma

n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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The tuberculous granuloma: An unsuccessful host defence mechanism providing a safety shelter for the bacteria?
Research variables were; types of cutaneous granuloma with attributes of tuberculous granuloma, cutaneous leishmaniasis, fungal granuloma, foreign body granuloma, leprosy, sarcoid granuloma, malakoplakia and necrobiotic granuloma.
(a) Histological appearance of tuberculous granuloma surrounded by palisaded epithelioid histiocytes (broad arrow) with central caseous necrosis (long arrow), (b) magnified histological picture showing a Langhans giant cell (arrow), and (c) Langhans giant cell (arrow) with ZN staining.
Histopathological report (Figure 4) confirmed the diagnosis of skeletal tuberculosis by showing tuberculous granuloma with central caseous necrosis surrounded by epithelioid cells and Langhans type giant cells.
The tuberculous granuloma (tuberculoma) is the most common form of parenchymal lesion [3].
Gene expression in the tuberculous granuloma: analysis by laser capture microdissection and real-time PCR.
Caption: Figure 4 Histopathology showing tuberculous granuloma with caseous necrosis.
Agarwal, "Tuberculous granuloma managed by full thickness eye wall resection," TheAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Zhu et al., "Characterization of the tuberculous granuloma in murine and human lungs: cellular composition and relative tissue oxygen tension," Cellular Microbiology, vol.