Definition of mastocytoma in English:

mastocytoma

noun

  • A tumour composed of mast cells, occurring most frequently in the skin and subcutaneous tissue, and particularly common in certain breeds of dog.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus. From German Mast mast + -o- + -cyte + -oma, after Italian mastocitoma; compare French mastocytome, and earlier mastocyte.

Pronunciation

mastocytoma

/ˌmastəsʌɪˈtəʊmə/