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División en sílabas: gran·u·lo·ma
Pronunciación: /ˌɡranyəˈlōmə

Definición de granuloma en inglés:

sustantivo (plural granulomas or granulomata /-mətə/)

A mass of granulation tissue, typically produced in response to infection, inflammation, or the presence of a foreign substance.
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.



Pronunciación: /-ˈlämətəs/
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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