Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or characterised by granulomata

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with granuloma.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or characterized by granulomas

Etymologies

From granuloma +‎ -tous. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Crohn's disease (also known as granulomatous colitis and regional enteritis) is an inflammatory disease of the intestines that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from anus to mouth, causing a wide variety of symptoms.

    Qwaider Planet

  • Mycobacterium marinum gene expression during long-term granulomatous infection.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disorder characterized by transmural granulomatous inflammation involving any part of the gastrointestinal tract, from mouth to anus, in a discontinuous fashion.

    IBD resources for professionals

  • CD68 expression is markedly different in Crohn's disease and the colitis associated with chronic granulomatous disease.

    Recent Publications

  • Ulcerative colitis does not exhibit well-defined granulomatous lesions.

    IBD resources for professionals

  • In-utero hematopoietic stem cell transplantations are a promising approach for the treatment of selected congenital immunodeficiency disorders (i.e. severe combined immunodeficiencies, chronic granulomatous disease, hyperIgM syndrome and others) and hemoglobinopathies (i.e. sickle cell disease and thalassemia).

    In Utero Stem Cell Transplantation

  • Immunology Laboratory: tissue biopsies, body fluids, bone marrow aspirate, and peripheral blood for flow cytometry for leukemia, lymphoma, ALPS (autoimmune lymphoproliferative disorder), and DHR (chronic granulomatous disease).

    Hematopathology

  • Scott Harkonen is the former CEO of InterMune, which marketed the drug Actimmune to treat a rare and deadly lung disorder called chronic granulomatous disease.

    Feds to Biotech Firms: Shut Up

  • Another important consideration is that high doses of vitamin D are contraindicated in people with granulomatous diseases including TB, Sarcoidosis and probably Lyme Diease.

    Dr. Soram Khalsa: Vitamin D For Swine Flu Prevention

  • Type IV hypersensitivity has been classified under three varieties: contact hypersensitivity and tuberculin-type hypersensitivity, which both occur within 3 days of a challenge; and granulomatous hypersensitivity reactions, which develop over a period of 21-28 days and are clinically the most serious of the Type IV responses.

    Archive 2006-03-01

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