Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

angioma

[an-jee-oh-muh]
See more synonyms for angioma on Thesaurus.com
noun, plural an·gi·o·mas, an·gi·o·ma·ta [an-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma).
Show More

Origin of angioma

First recorded in 1870–75; angi- + -oma
Related formsan·gi·om·a·tous [an-jee-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for angioma

Historical Examples

  • Other tumours of the gums, such as angioma and papilloma, are rare.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.

    Alexander Miles

  • 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 angioma

angioma

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)
  1. a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)
Show More
Derived Formsangiomatous, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for angioma

n.

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

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

angioma in Medicine

angioma

(ăn′jē-ōmə)
n. pl. an•gi•o•mas
  1. A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.