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nodule:

see concretionconcretion,
mass or nodule of mineral matter, usually oval or nearly spherical in shape, and occurring in sedimentary rock. It is formed by the accumulation of mineral matter in the pore spaces of the sediment, usually around a fossil or fossil fragment acting as a nucleus.
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nodule

[′näj·ül]
(anatomy)
A small node.
A small aggregation of cells.
(botany)
A bulbous enlargement found on roots of legumes and certain other plants, whose formation is stimulated by symbiotic, nitrogen-fixing bacteria that colonize the roots.
(geology)
A small, hard mass or lump of a mineral or mineral aggregate characterized by a contrasting composition from and a greater hardness than the surrounding sediment or rock matrix in which it is embedded.
(medicine)
A primary skin lesion, seen as a circumscribed solid elevation.

nodule

1. any of the knoblike outgrowths on the roots of clover and many other legumes: contain bacteria involved in nitrogen fixation
2. Anatomy any small node or knoblike protuberance
3. a small rounded lump of rock or mineral substance, esp in a matrix of different rock material
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Allen, "Diffuse cutaneous nodules. Arch Dermatol," in Allen H.
The possibility of metastatic melanoma should be kept in mind while evaluating a patient with multiple asymptomatic cutaneous nodules. In a patient suspected with melanoma, thorough medical history, and radiologic investigations should be carried out (especially in Stages III and IV disease).
Approximately a month later the disease recurred with symptoms of arthritis and followed by high fever and cutaneous nodules. Neither resolution nor progression of symptoms was observed by combining ceftriaxone, amikacin, and doxycycline for two additional months.
A solid mass was palpable within the breast with associated skin ulceration and multiple cutaneous nodules over the left infraclavicular region (Fig.
when lying on a firm surface, and cutaneous nodules. However, the most characteristic feature in patients with ISH is gingival hypertrophy, which, at a later stage, is followed by labial and buccal hypertrophy.
Renal metastatic cutaneous lesions are described as well-circumscribed, cutaneous nodules that are flesh-coloured, violaceous, blue or appear as a cutaneous horn.
Two laughing doves (Streptopelia senegalensis), 4-6 months old, were admitted to the Seeb Veterinary Clinic, Sultanate of Oman, because of cutaneous nodules on a digit of one and the distal wing of the other.
Non-fibrositic lumbar cutaneous nodules: prevalence and clinical significance.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology of the cutaneous nodules revealed a heterogeneous, clear cell population arranged in loose clusters and singles showing cytoplasmic vacuolation, high nuclear-cytoplasmic ratio.
An 80-year-old male, a chronic smoker for 60 years with a past medical history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, was admitted to Beijing Chaoyang Hospital on July 21, 2015, for the symptom of fast-growing multiple cutaneous nodules, which had developed over the past 2 weeks.
A 35-year old married, man, resident of a village in Uttar Pradesh, North India, labourer by profession, presented to the emergency department with fever, bone and joint pain, muscle aches, left inguinal abscess and numerous cutaneous nodules all over the body.