granuloma

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granuloma (without necrosis) from a lymph node of a patient with Mycobacterium avium infection

granuloma (plural granulomas or granulomata)

  1. (pathology) an inflammatory nodule found in many diseases, consisting of histiocytes (macrophages) attempting to wall off substances they perceive as foreign but are unable to eliminate, such as certain infectious organisms as well as other materials such as suture fragments
  2. (medicine, less specific) any small nodule

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granuloma m (plural granulomi)

  1. (pathology) granuloma

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granuloma m (plural granulomas)

  1. (medicine) granuloma (tumour consisting of a mass of granular tissue)

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granuloma f (plural granulomas)

  1. (pathology) granuloma