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Medical Term:

node

Pronunciation: nod

Definition:

  1. A knob or nodosity; a circumscribed swelling; in anatomy, a circumscribed mass of tissue.
  2. A circumscribed mass of differentiated tissue.
  3. A knuckle, or finger joint.

Synonym(s): nodusTA

[L. nodus, a knot]

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