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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 of lymphangioma
1875-1880
From New Latin, dating back to 1875-80; See origin at lymphangi-, -oma
Related forms
lymphangiomatous
[lim-fan-jee-om-uh-tuh s, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, ˌlɪm fæn-/ (Show IPA),
adjective

angioma

[an-jee-oh-muh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural angiomas, angiomata
[an-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma)
Origin
First recorded in 1870-75; angi- + -oma
Related forms
angiomatous
[an-jee-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples from the Web for lymphangioma
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  • Angioma, lymphangioma, and neuroma are described with the disease of the individual tissues.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
British Dictionary definitions for lymphangioma

angioma

/ˌændʒɪˈəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)
Derived Forms
angiomatous, adjective
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Word Origin and History for lymphangioma

angioma

n.

1867, medical Latin, from angio- + -oma.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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lymphangioma 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.

angioma an·gi·o·ma (ān'jē-ō'mə)
n. pl. an·gi·o·mas or an·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.

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