Phyma



[fahy-muh] /ˈfaɪ mə/

noun, plural phymas, phymata
[fahy-muh-tuh] /ˈfaɪ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
a nodule, swelling, or small, rounded tumor of the skin.

phyma phy·ma (fī’mə)
n.
A nodule or small rounded tumor of the skin.

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