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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[n] - a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection
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Granular growth or tumor, usually of lymphoid and epithelial cells.
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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: 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, che...
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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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<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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(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 l...
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