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angioma

[ an-jee-oh-muh ]
/ ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə /
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noun, plural an·gi·o·mas, an·gi·o·ma·ta [an-jee-oh-muh-tuh]. /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma ) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma ).

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Origin of angioma

First recorded in 1870–75; angi- + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM angioma

an·gi·om·a·tous [an-jee-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-], /ˌæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for angioma

angioma
/ (ˌændʒɪˈəʊmə) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)

a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)

Derived forms of angioma

angiomatous, adjective
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Medical definitions for angioma

angioma
[ ăn′jē-ōmə ]

n. pl. an•gi•o•mas

A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.
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