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Nodule (medicine)

In medicine, a nodule refers to a small aggregation of cells.

Nodules may form on tendons and muscles in response to injury. The vocal cords may also develop nodules. Nodules are normally benign and often painless, although they can affect the functioning of the organ.


See also

  • Papule
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