Hamartoma



hamartoma ham·ar·to·ma (hām’är-tō’mə)
n. pl ham·ar·to·mas or ham·ar·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumorlike malformation resulting from faulty development in an organ and composed of an abnormal mixture of tissue elements that develop and grow at the same rate as normal elements but are not likely to compress adjacent tissue.
ham’ar·tom’a·tous (-tŏm’ə-təs, -tō’mə-) adj.

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