angiokeratoma

angiokeratoma

[an-jee-oh-ker-uh-toh-muh]
noun, plural angiokeratomas, angiokeratomata [an-jee-oh-ker-uh-toh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a skin disease characterized by clusters of dilated blood vessels and by thickened skin, forming warty growths, especially on the scrotum, fingers, and toes.

Origin:
1965–70; angio- + keratoma

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angiokeratoma an·gi·o·ker·a·to·ma (ān'jē-ō-kěr'ə-tō'mə)
n.
An intradermal cavernous hemangioma covered by a wartlike thickening of the horny layer of the epidermis. Also called telangiectatic wart.

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