a hard, swollen lump in a tissue, especially in muscle.
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An extremely firm mass in tissue (especially in a muscle), with a consistency resembling that of frozen tissue.
[L. gelo, to freeze, congeal, + G. -osis, condition]
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gelosisAn obsolete term for any indured mass within the muscle, often a so-called "knot”.
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