TITLE

elastoma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p671
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "elastoma" is presented. Elastoma refers to the yellow nodular or papular lesion of the skin composed of elastic fibers. Elastomas are seen in the genetic disease pseudoxanthoma elasticum. The term originated from the word "oma" which means tumor. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21226556

 

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