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hemangioma

[hi-man-jee-oh-muh] /hɪˌmæn dʒiˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural hemangiomas, hemangiomata
[hi-man-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /hɪˌmæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
See under angioma.
Origin of hemangioma
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin; see hem-, angioma

angioma

[an-jee-oh-muh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural angiomas, angiomata
[an-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma)
Origin
1870-75; angi- + -oma
Related forms
angiomatous
[an-jee-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hemangioma

angioma

/ˌændʒɪˈəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)
Derived Forms
angiomatous, adjective
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Word Origin and History for hemangioma

angioma

n.

1867, medical Latin, from angio- + -oma.

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hemangioma in Medicine

hemangioma he·man·gi·o·ma (hĭ-mān'jē-ō'mə)
n. pl. he·man·gi·o·mas or he·man·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A congenital benign skin lesion consisting of dense, usually elevated masses of dilated blood vessels.

angioma an·gi·o·ma (ān'jē-ō'mə)
n. pl. an·gi·o·mas or an·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.

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