psammomatous

psammomatous
Possessing or characterized by the presence of psammoma bodies; refers usually to certain types of meningioma or to meningeal hyperplasia with psammoma bodies.

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psam·mo·ma·tous (sam-oґmə-təs) characterized by the presence of or containing psammoma bodies.

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  • psammomatous — psam·moma·tous …   English syllables

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  • Pm — Symbol for promethium. * * * after death [Lat. post mortem]; after noon [Lat. post meridiem]; mean pressure; pacemaker; pantomography; papilla mammae; papillary muscle; papular mucinosis; partial meniscectomy; particle mass; particulate matter;… …   Medical dictionary

  • pM — Abbreviation for picomolar (10−12 M). * * * after death [Lat. post mortem]; after noon [Lat. post meridiem]; mean pressure; pacemaker; pantomography; papilla mammae; papillary muscle; papular mucinosis; partial meniscectomy; particle mass;… …   Medical dictionary

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