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[gran-yuh-loh-muh] /ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə/

noun, plural granulomas, granulomata
[gran-yuh-loh-muh-tuh] /ˌgræn yəˈloʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
an inflammatory tumor or growth composed of granulation tissue.
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
a tumour composed of granulation tissue produced in response to chronic infection, inflammation, a foreign body, or to unknown causes

from Latin granulum (see granular) + -oma, on model of glaucoma, etc.

granuloma gran·u·lo·ma (grān’yə-lō’mə)
n. pl. gran·u·lo·mas or gran·u·lo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A mass of inflamed granulation tissue, that is usually associated with ulcerated infections.
gran’u·lo’ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.


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