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endothelioma

[en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh] /ˌɛn doʊˌθi liˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural endotheliomas, endotheliomata
[en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌɛn doʊˌθi liˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
a tumor originating from the endothelium.
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.

  • 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

/ˌɛndəʊˌθiːlɪˈəʊmə/
noun (pl) -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 en·do·the·li·o·ma (ěn'dō-thē'lē-ō'mə)
n. pl. en·do·the·li·o·mas or en·do·the·li·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Any of various benign or occasionally malignant neoplasms derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels.

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