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gumma


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gumma  \Gum"ma\,  n.;  pl  {Gummata}.  [NL.  So  called  from  its  gummy 
  contents  See  {Gum}.]  (Med.) 
  A  kind  of  soft  tumor,  usually  of  syphilitic  origin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gumma 
  n  :  a  small  rubbery  granuloma  that  is  characteristic  of  an 
  advanced  stage  of  syphilis 




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