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gum·ma / ˈgəmə/ • n. (pl. gum·mas or gum·ma·ta / ˈgəmətə/ ) Med. a small, soft swelling that is characteristic of the late stages of syphilis and occurs in the connective tissue of the liver, brain, testes, and heart. DERIVATIVES: gum·ma·tous / ˈgəmətəs/ adj.

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Gumma

Gumma (gōōm´mä), prefecture (1990 pop. 1,966,287), 2,446 sq mi (6,335 sq km), central Honshu, Japan. Maebashi is the capital; other important cities are Isezaki, Kiryu, and Takasaki. The prefecture is mountainous and has many hot springs. Gumma's economy is based on the production of wheat and raw silk. Sulfur and manganese are also mined.

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gumma

gumma (gum-ă) n. a small soft tumour, characteristic of the tertiary stage of syphilis, that occurs in connective tissue, the liver, brain, testes, heart, or bone.

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