granuloma

Type: Term Pronunciation: gran′yū-lō′mă Definitions: 1. Term applied to nodular inflammatory lesions, usually small or granular, firm, persistent, and containing compactly grouped modified phagocytes (epithelioid cells, giant cells, and other macrophages).
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granuloma

[n] - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
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granuloma

Granular growth or tumor, usually of lymphoid and epithelial cells.
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Granuloma

a mass of tissue that forms at a site of inflammation, injury, or infection as a part of the healing process
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Granuloma

Granuloma: A granuloma is one of a number of forms of localized nodular inflammation found in tissues. The fact that a granuloma is localized is important. So is its nodularity. Granulomas have a typical pattern when examined under a microscope. Granulomas can be caused by a variety of biologic, chemical and physical irritants of tissue. A calcifie
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granuloma

Chronic inflammatory lesion characterized by large numbers of cells of various types (macrophages, lymphocytes, fibroblasts, giant cells), some degrading and some repairing the tissues.
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granuloma

<pathology> Chronic inflammatory lesion characterised by large numbers of cells of various types (macrophages, lymphocytes, fibroblasts, giant cells), some degrading and some repairing the tissues. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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granuloma

(gran″u-lo´mә) pl. granulomas, granulo´mata an imprecise term applied either to any small nodular, delimited aggregation of mononuclear inflammatory cells, or more specifically to a similar collection of modified macrophages resembling epithelial cells, usually surrounded by a rim of lymphocytes, often with m...
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granuloma

(from the article `skin disease`) ...Dermal inflammatory disorders may be acute, as in hemolytic (blood-cell destroying) streptococcal infections leading to cellulitis (diffuse ... [3 related articles]
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granuloma

A growth or nodule of connective tissue and capillaries usually associated with an infection such as tuberculosis or syphilis. Granulomas also occur in sarcoidosis.
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GRANULOMA

Lesion indicative of a chronic inflammatory response, characterized by the accumulation of white blood cells around an offending agent for the purpose of walling off the agent from the rest of the body.
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Granuloma

(gran'u-lo'mah) (Latin. Granulum - little grain) Chronic inflammatory tissue composed of macrophages, fibroblasts, and granulation tissue.
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Granuloma

An excessive amount of non-healing tissue in a wound
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Granuloma

Granuloma{efn|From granule + -oma} (plural granulomas or granulomata) is an inflammation found in many diseases. It is a 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 a
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granuloma

a tumor
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granuloma

A focal inflammatory reaction.
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