phyma


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phyma

 [fi´mah] (Gr.)
a skin swelling or tumor larger than a tubercle.

phy·ma

(fī'mă),
Nonspecific term for a benign (usually small) circumscribed nodular tumor, usually cutaneous.
[G. growth, fr. phuō, to grow]

phyma

An obsolete term for a circumscribed swelling of the skin; e.g., tumour, neoplasm, -oma.

phy·ma

(fī'mă)
A nodule or small rounded tumor of the skin.
[G. growth, fr. phuō, to grow]
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It also will modestly decrease the volume of existing rhinophyma by reducing the size and number of sebaceous glands, "but it works even better to prevent the accelerating process of phyma formation.
It also will modestly decrease the volume of existing rhino-phyma by reducing the size and number of sebaceous glands, "but it works even better to prevent the accelerating process of phyma formation.