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hematoma

[hee-ma-toh-muh, hem-uh-] /ˌhi mæˈtoʊ mə, ˌhɛm ə-/
noun, plural hematomas, hematomata
[hee-ma-toh-muh-tuh, hem-uh-] /ˌhi mæˈtoʊ mə tə, ˌhɛm ə-/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a circumscribed collection of blood, usually clotted, in a tissue or organ, caused by a break in a blood vessel.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; hemat- + -oma
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hematoma

n.

1826, from hemato- + -oma.

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hematomata in Medicine

hematoma he·ma·to·ma (hē'mə-tō'mə)
n. pl. he·ma·to·mas or he·ma·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A localized swelling filled with blood resulting from a break in a blood vessel.

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hematomata in Science
hematoma
  (hē'mə-tō'mə)   
Plural hematomas or hematomata (hē'mə-tō'mə-tə)
The abnormal buildup of blood in an organ or other tissue of the body, caused by a break in a blood vessel.
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