ameboma

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ameboma

 [am″e-bo´mah]
a tumorlike mass caused by granulomatous reaction in the intestines in amebiasis.
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a·me·bo·ma

(ă'mē-bō'mă),
A nodular, tumorlike focus of proliferative inflammation sometimes developing in chronic amebiasis, especially in the wall of the colon.
Synonym(s): amebic granuloma
[ameba + G. -oma, tumor]
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a·me·bo·ma

(am'ē-bō'mă)
A nodular, tumorlike focus of proliferative inflammation sometimes developing in chronic amebiasis, especially in the wall of the colon.
Synonym(s): amebic granuloma.
[ameba + G. -oma, tumor]
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Ameboma

A mass of tissue that can develop on the wall of the colon in response to amebic infection.
Mentioned in: Amebiasis
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