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Noun: osteoma (osteomas,osteomata)  ,ós-tee'ow-mu
  1. A slow growing benign tumour of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible

Derived forms: osteomas, osteomata

Type of: benign tumor [US], benign tumour [Brit, Cdn], nonmalignant neoplasm, nonmalignant tumor [US], nonmalignant tumour [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Osteoma