Meaning of desmoid

des•moid

Pronunciation: (dez'moid), [key]
— adj. Anat., Zool.
  1. resembling a fascia or fibrous sheet.
  2. resembling a ligament; ligamentous.
—n.
  1. a firm and tough tumor of nonmetastasizing, fibrous tissue.
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