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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
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lymphangiomatous in Medicine

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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