Gumma

Characteristic lesion of tertiary syphilis

gumma

[n] - a small rubbery granuloma that is characteristic of an advanced stage of syphilis
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Gumma

Gum'ma noun ; plural Gummata . [ New Latin So called from its gummy contents See Gum .] (Medicine) A kind of soft tumor, usually of syphilitic origin.
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gumma

Origin: NL. So called from its gummy contents See Gum. ... <medicine> A kind of soft tumour, usually of syphilitic origin. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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gumma

(gum´ә) pl. gummas, gum´mata a soft, rubbery area of inflammation occurring in tertiary syphilis. adj., gum´matous, gum´my., adj.
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Gumma

• (n.) A kind of soft tumor, usually of syphilitic origin.
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Gumma

landlocked ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, containing the western Kant Plain. Most of its area is mountainous, with two-thirds more than 1,650 feet ...
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gumma

soft, granulomatous, tumourlike mass, sometimes appearing during the late stages of syphilis, that occurs most often beneath the skin and mucous ... [1 related articles]
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Gumma

A thin and soft, infectious tunor that is seen in patients with syphilis, usually in the third stage of the disease. Broader term(s): Syphilis
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Gumma

Gumma (gOOm'mä) , prefecture (1990 pop. 1,966,287), 2,446 sq mi (6,335 sq km), central Honshu, Japan. Maebashi is the capital; other important cities are Isezaki, Kiryu, and Takasaki. The prefecture is mountainous and has many hot springs. Gumma's economy is based on the production of wheat...
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gumma

Type: Term Pronunciation: gŭm′ă, ă-tă, -ĕz Definitions: 1. An infectious granuloma that is characteristic of tertiary syphilis, but does not always develop, and that may be solitary (as large as 8-10 cm in diameter) or multiple and diffusely scattered (1 mm or less in diameter). Gummata are characterized by an irregul...
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Gumma

(gum'ah) (Latin. Gummi - gum) A necrotic granuloma of tertiary syphilis.
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Gumma

[pathology] A gumma is a soft, non-cancerous growth resulting from the tertiary stage of syphilis. It is a form of granuloma. Gummas are most commonly found in the liver (gumma hepatis), but can also be found in brain, heart, skin, bone, testis, and other tissues, leading to a variety of potential problems including neurological disorders o...
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