Definition of granuloma in English:

granuloma

Syllabification: gran·u·lo·ma
Pronunciation: /ˌgranyəˈlōmə
 
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noun (plural granulomas or granulomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
  • A mass of granulation tissue, typically produced in response to infection, inflammation, or the presence of a foreign substance.
    More example sentences
    • A punch biopsy of the lesion showed tuberculous granulomas within the epiglottic tissue.
    • Cat-scratch disease will also produce granulomatous inflammation, but the granulomas are suppurative in nature.
    • These nodules are frequently found in cases of tuberculous meningitis and represent caseating granulomas typical of tuberculosis.

Derivatives

granulomatous

Pronunciation: /-ˈlämətəs/
adjective
More example sentences
  • One patient had rheumatoid arthritis with granulomatous meningitis, which was thought to be noninfectious.
  • The differential diagnosis includes lymphoma, granulomatous infections, benign vascular tumors, and metastatic cancer.
  • Donovonosis can result in ulcerative, granulomatous, or hypertrophic lesions.

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