phymata

phyma

[fahy-muh]
noun, plural phymas, phymata [fahy-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a nodule, swelling, or small, rounded tumor of the skin.

Origin:
1685–95; < Latin < Greek phȳ́ma a swelling, tumor, equivalent to phȳ́(esthai) to grow (akin to phŷlon phylon) + -ma noun suffix denoting result

phymatic [fahy-mat-ik] , adjective
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phyma phy·ma (fī'mə)
n.
A nodule or small rounded tumor of the skin.

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