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granulomata

granulomata is a plural form of granuloma

granuloma

Definition:

a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury, inflammation, or infection

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Derivative:

granulomatous

Plurals:

granulomas | granulomata

Type of:

tumor » growth » illness » ill health

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

gumma

Etymology:

granule + "-oma"
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Granuloma | granulomatous

a medical term for a tiny collection of immune cells known as macrophages. Granulomas form when the immune system attempts to wall off substances that it perceives as foreign but is unable to eliminate. Such substances include infectious organisms such... (40 of 2610 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Granuloma

Collins Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural]

a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes (20 of 282 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/granuloma

Oxford Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural] | granulomatous [derived]

Syllabification: (gran·u·lo·ma) | [medicine] | a mass of granulation tissue, typically produced in response to infection, inflammation, or the ... (17 of 50 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/granuloma

granuloma [medicine] | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural] | granulomatous [derived]

a mass of granulation tissue, typically produced in response to infection, inflammation, or the presence of a foreign substance (19 of 46 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/granuloma

Merriam-Webster:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural] | granulomatous [adjective, related]

a mass or nodule of chronically inflamed tissue with granulations that is usually associated with an infective process (18 of 36 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/granuloma

New World Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural] | granulomatous [adjective, related]

a firm, tumorlike granulation formed as a reaction to chronic inflammation, as from foreign bodies, bacteria, etc. (17 of 32 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/granuloma

American Heritage Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural] | granulomatous [adjective, related]

A mass of inflamed granulation tissue, usually associated with ulcerated infections. (11 of 22 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/granuloma

Random House Dictionary:

granuloma [pathology] | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural]

an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue. (9 of 20 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/granuloma

Wiktionary:

granuloma [medicine] | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural]

a tumor consisting of a mass of granular tissue that sometimes results from infection or injury (16 of 18 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/granuloma

Britannica Encyclopedia:

tumour [pathology] | tumor | neoplasm [synonym]

a mass of abnormal tissue that arises without obvious cause from preexisting body cells, has no purposeful function, and is characterized by a ... (23 of 812 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/608802​/tumour

Columbia Encyclopedia:

neoplasm | tumor | adenocarcinoma | adenoma | choriocarcinoma

tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback ... (23 of 357 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0835209​.html

Macmillan British Dictionary:

tumour [countable] | tumours [plural] | tumor [American spelling]

a mass of cells in your body that grow in a way that is not normal. A benign tumour is harmless, and a malignant tumour can cause death (28 of 64 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/tumour

Cambridge Dictionary:

tumour [British] | tumor [United States]

a mass of diseased cells which might become a lump or cause illness (13 of 32 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/tumour

Encarta Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural] | granulomatous [adjective, derived]

a small mass of granulation tissue caused by chronic infection (10 of 30 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861615017​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

New World Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural]

Origin: granule + "-oma"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/granuloma

-oma

Origin: Modern Latin from Greek -ōma, group, mass

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/oma-suffix

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural]

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "granuloma"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "granuloma"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/granuloma

the Free Dictionary:

granuloma

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "granuloma"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "granuloma"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "granuloma" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/granuloma

Google Dictionary:

granuloma | granulomas [plural] | granulomata [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "granuloma"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=granuloma

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

granuloma

Audio: North American pronunciation of "granuloma"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=granul​12 word=granuloma

YourDictionary Audio:

granuloma

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "granuloma" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/granuloma

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