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epithelioma

[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh] /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural epitheliomas, epitheliomata
[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.
Origin of epithelioma
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; epitheli(um) + -oma
Related forms
epitheliomatous
[ep-uh-thee-lee-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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epithelioma

/ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
(pathol) a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue
Derived Forms
epitheliomatous (ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈɒmətəs) adjective
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epitheliomatous in Medicine

epitheliomatous ep·i·the·li·o·ma·tous (ěp'ə-thē'lē-ō'mə-təs)
adj.
Of or relating to an epithelioma.

epithelioma ep·i·the·li·o·ma (ěp'ə-thē'lē-ō'mə)
n. pl. ep·i·the·li·o·mas or ep·i·the·li·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.

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