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.
[hah-mahs] /hɑˈmɑs/ noun 1. a Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist movement engaged in grass-roots organizing and armed resistance and terrorism against Israel. [hah-mah, hah-mah] /ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ/ noun 1. a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River. /ˈhæmæs/ noun 1. an organization founded in 1987 with the aim of establishing an Islamic state in Palestine /ˈhɑːmɑː/ […]
[hey-meyt] /ˈheɪ meɪt/ adjective, Anatomy. 1. hook-shaped. 2. having a hooklike process. /ˈheɪmeɪt/ adjective 1. (rare) hook-shaped
[hah-mah, hah-mah] /ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ/ noun 1. a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River. /ˈhɑːmɑː/ noun 1. a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est) Biblical name Hamath fortress, the […]
- Hamate bone
hamate bone ha·mate bone (hā’māt’) n. A bone on the medial side of the carpus, articulating with the fourth and fifth metacarpal, triquetrum, lunate, and capitate bones. Also called unciform bone.