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[Gr. hamartia, defect, + oma, tumor]
A tumor resulting from new growth of normal tissues. The cells grow spontaneously, reach maturity, and then do not reproduce. Thus, the growth is self-limiting and benign.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Hamartoma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766172/all/hamartoma.
Hamartoma. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766172/all/hamartoma. Accessed June 6, 2023.
Hamartoma. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766172/all/hamartoma
Hamartoma [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 06]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/766172/all/hamartoma.
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