epithelioma

epithelioma

[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh]
noun, plural epitheliomas, epitheliomata [ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.

Origin:
1870–75; epitheli(um) + -oma

epitheliomatous [ep-uh-thee-lee-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-] , adjective
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epithelioma (ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈəʊmə)
 
n , pl -mas, -mata
pathol a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue
 
epitheliomatous
 
adj

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epithelioma ep·i·the·li·o·ma (ěp'ə-thē'lē-ō'mə)
n. pl. ep·i·the·li·o·mas or ep·i·the·li·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.

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