Lymph-angiomatous

lymphangioma

[lim-fan-jee-oh-muh, lim-fan-]
noun, plural lymphangiomas, lymphangiomata [lim-fan-jee-oh-muh-tuh, lim-fan-] . Pathology.
a benign tumor composed of dilated and newly formed lymph vessels.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin; see lymphangi-, -oma

lymphangiomatous [lim-fan-jee-om-uh-tuhs, lim-fan-] , adjective
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angioma
1871, medical L., from Gk. angio-, comb. form of angeion "vessel" (see angio-) + -oma.
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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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