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endothelioma

[en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh]
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noun, plural en·do·the·li·o·mas, en·do·the·li·o·ma·ta [en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌɛn doʊˌθi liˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a tumor originating from the endothelium.
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Origin of endothelioma

< German Endotheliom (1875); see endothelium, -oma
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Examples from the Web for endothelioma

Historical Examples

  • The chief of these are: simple—dermoid patches, moles of the limbus; malignant—sarcoma, endothelioma, epithelioma.

    A System of Operative Surgery, Volume IV (of 4)

    Various

  • Sarcoma and endothelioma are the commonest tumours of bone, and present wide variations in structure and in clinical features.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

  • The majority would appear to be the result of changes in a sarcoma, endothelioma, or myeloma.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles


British Dictionary definitions for endothelioma

endothelioma

noun plural -mata (-mətə)
  1. pathol a tumour originating in endothelial tissue, such as the lining of blood vessels
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endothelioma in Medicine

endothelioma

(ĕn′dō-thē′lē-ōmə)
n. pl. en•do•the•li•o•mas
  1. Any of various benign or occasionally malignant neoplasms derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels.
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