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lymphangioma

[lim-fan-jee-oh-muh, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈoʊ mə, ˌlɪm fæn-/
noun, plural lymphangiomas, lymphangiomata
[lim-fan-jee-oh-muh-tuh, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə, ˌlɪm fæn-/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a benign tumor composed of dilated and newly formed lymph vessels.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin; see lymphangi-, -oma
Related forms
lymphangiomatous
[lim-fan-jee-om-uh-tuh s, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, ˌlɪm fæn-/ (Show IPA),
adjective

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 lymph-angiomata

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 lymph-angiomata

angioma

n.

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

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lymph-angiomata in Medicine

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.

lymphangioma lym·phan·gi·o·ma (lĭm-fān'jē-ō'mə)
n.
A benign tumorlike mass of lymphatic vessels or channels that vary in size, are frequently greatly dilated, and are lined with normal endothelial cells.

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Encyclopedia Article for lymph-angiomata

angioma

congenital mass of blood vessels that intrudes into bone or other tissues, causing tissue death and, in the case of bone, structural weakening. Angiomas of the bone are often associated with angiomas of the skin or muscles. Most angiomas remain asymptomatic, but they may cause collapse of the vertebrae if they occur in the spine, and hemorrhage is a danger in some locations that expose them to stress. Treatment is usually by radiation, which causes clot formation within the mass of vascular tissue; the clot will then gradually calcify. Surgery also may be performed but involves a risk of hemorrhage.

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