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nodule (s), nodules (pl)
1. A small knob-like outgrowth, as those found on the roots of many leguminous plants.
2. In mineralogy, a small rounded lump of a mineral or mixture of minerals; usually, harder than the surrounding rock or sediment.
3. In anatomy, a small mass of tissue or aggregation of cells.
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