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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A soft white spheroidal mass of flat epithelioid cells of silky luster sometimes developing in the pia mater, and more rarely within the brain.
  • n. A somewhat similar growth found in the middle ear. Also called cholesteatoma, pearly tumor, and sebaceous tumor.
  • n. A tuberculous nodule in cattle.

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