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histoma

Pronunciation: his-to'ma

Definition: 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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