angiokeratoma

[an-jee-oh-ker-uh-toh-muh]

noun, plural an·gi·o·ker·a·to·mas, an·gi·o·ker·a·to·ma·ta [an-jee-oh-ker-uh-toh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒi oʊˌkɛr əˈtoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a skin disease characterized by clusters of dilated blood vessels and by thickened skin, forming warty growths, especially on the scrotum, fingers, and toes.

Nearby words

  1. angiohemophilia,
  2. angiohyalinosis,
  3. angioid,
  4. angioid streak,
  5. angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy,
  6. angiokeratoma corporis diffusum,
  7. angiokeratosis,
  8. angiokinesis,
  9. angiokinetic,
  10. angioleiomyoma

Origin of angiokeratoma

First recorded in 1965–70; angio- + keratoma

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Medicine definitions for angiokeratoma

angiokeratoma

[ăn′jē-ō-kĕr′ə-tōmə]

n.

An intradermal cavernous hemangioma covered by a wartlike thickening of the horny layer of the epidermis.telangiectatic wart

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