Definition of Gummas

1. Noun. (plural of gumma) ¹



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Definition of Gummas

1. gumma [n] - See also: gumma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gummas

gumbo soil
gumboil
gumboils
gumboot
gumboots
gumbos
gumbotil
gumbotils
gumdrop
gumdrops
gumless
gumlike
gumline
gumlines
gumma
gummas (current term)
gummata
gummatous
gummatous abscess
gummatous syphilid
gummatous ulcer
gummed
gummed label
gummer
gummered
gummering
gummers
gummi
gummi bear
gummi bears

Literary usage of Gummas

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1. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"Generally they cause little inconvenience; but it is conceivable that analogous reactions in cerebral or hepatic gummas might be immediately dangerous. ..."

2. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1915)
"There were no gummas. The pial arteries were only slightly involved, but the veins were ... Cases of this sort, a diffuse infiltration without gummas, ..."

3. Skin and Venereal Diseases (1904)
"In the women there were 110 dermic gummas; 1 lip gum ma; 74 skin bone, nose, pharynx, gum and tongue ..."

4. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1917)
"In adults, gummas of the spleen are also of rare occurrence. Still," in 1837, was able to collect only 21 cases from the literature. ..."

5. The American Journal of Syphilis (1921)
"In women primary gummas of the urethra are exceedingly rare, ... gummas of the urethra in the male are usually found in the posterior region of the penile ..."

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