noun, plural hepatomas, hepatomata [hep-uh-toh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a tumor of the liver.

1925–30; hepat- + -oma

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hepatoma hep·a·to·ma (hěp'ə-tō'mə)
n. pl. hep·a·to·mas or hep·a·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A usually malignant tumor occurring in the liver.

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