helminthoma

helminthoma

 [hel″min-tho´mah]
a tumor caused by a parasitic worm.

hel·min·tho·ma

(hel'min-thō'mă),
A discrete nodule of granulomatous inflammation (including the healed stage) caused by a helminth or its products, so termed on the basis of certain gross resemblances to a neoplasm.
[G. helmins, worm, + -oma, tumor]

hel·min·tho·ma

(hel'min-thō'mă)
A discrete nodule of granulomatous inflammation (including the healed stage) caused by a helminth or its products.
[G. helmins, worm, + -oma, tumor]

helminthoma

a tumor caused by a parasitic worm.