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  • noun Plural form of hygroma.


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  • These growths, which are known as hygromata, may result from external violence, as blows or bruises, and may appear in the form of small, soft tumors, painless and not inflammatory in character, but, by a repetition of the cause or renewal of violence, liable to acquire increased severity.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse Charles B. Michener 1877


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