histoma

histoma

 [his-to´mah]
any tissue tumor.
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his·to·ma

(his-tō'mă),
A benign neoplasm in which the cytologic and histologic elements are closely similar to those of normal tissue from which the neoplastic cells are derived.
Synonym(s): histioma
[histo- + G. -oma, tumor]
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histoma

A little-used, nonspecific term for:
(1) Any (benign or malignant) neoplasm that is histologically and cytologically similar to the site and background tissue in which it is found (see there); 
(2) Benign neoplasm.

This term is not used to working medical parlance.
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his·to·ma

(his-tō'mă)
A benign neoplasm in which the cytologic and histologic elements are closely similar to those of normal tissue from which the neoplastic cells are derived.
[histo- + G. -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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