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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.


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


(ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
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


[ˌgrænjʊˈləʊmə] ngranuloma m


n granuloma m; pyogenic — granuloma piógeno
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An unusal case of primary subcutaneous venereal granuloma (TVT) in a German shepherd and its successful therapeutic management.
The transmissible venereal tumor also known as infectious sarcoma, venereal granuloma, transmissible lymphosarcoma or Sticker tumor, is a contagious and sexually transmissible neoplasia of unknown origin and, in natural conditions, only affects dogs, that mainly affects the external genitalia of both male and female animals (Goldschmidt and Hendrick, 2002; Mukaratirwa and Gruys, 2004).
Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor (CTVT) also known as infectious sarcoma, venereal granuloma, transmissible lymphosarcoma or sticker tumor, is a benign reticuloendothelial (histiocytic) tumor of dogs that mainly affects the external genitalia by Bloom et al.