Granuloma meaning

grăn'yə-lō'mə
Any of various nodular masses of granulocytic monocytes and other immune cells, including macrophages and eosinophils, that aggregate in response to a chronic infection, such as tuberculosis, or other inflammatory process.
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A firm, tumorlike granulation formed as a reaction to chronic inflammation, as from foreign bodies, bacteria, etc.
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Any of various nodular masses of granulocytic monocytes and other immune cells, including macrophages and eosinophils, that aggregate in response to a chronic infection, such as tuberculosis, or other inflammatory process.
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(medicine) A tumor consisting of a mass of granular tissue that sometimes results from infection or injury.
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