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  • Gummatous — Gum*ma tous, a. (Med.) Belonging to, or resembling, gumma. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gummatous — The classic lesion is the gumma, a granulomatous lesion thought to be caused by reaction to spirochaete in the tissue. Usually found on the face, trunk or extremities, although any organ can be affected.A firm, necrotic center surrounded by… …   Wikipedia

  • gummatous — adjective see gumma …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gummatous — gum·ma·tous (gumґə təs) pertaining to or characterized by a gumma …   Medical dictionary

  • gummatous — adj. pertaining to a gumma, resembling a gumma (type of tumor generally caused by syphilis) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gummatous — gum·ma·tous …   English syllables

  • gummatous — /ˈgʌmətəs/ (say gumuhtuhs) adjective 1. of the nature of or resembling a gumma. 2. relating to a gumma …  

  • gummatous — adjective see gumma …   Useful english dictionary

  • gummatous meningitis — meningitis during the tertiary stage of syphilis in which there are many small gummata in the membranes …   Medical dictionary

  • gummatous osteitis — a chronic form associated with syphilis …   Medical dictionary

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