angioma

[ an-jee-oh-muh ]
/ ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə /

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).

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. angiolipoma,
  2. angiolith,
  3. angiology,
  4. angiolupoid,
  5. angiolysis,
  6. angioma serpiginosum,
  7. angiomatoid,
  8. angiomatosis,
  9. angiomatous,
  10. angiomegaly

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

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British Dictionary definitions for angiomata

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 Formsangiomatous, adjective

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Word Origin and History for angiomata

angioma

n.

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

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Medicine definitions for angiomata

angioma

[ ăn′jē-ōmə ]

n. pl. an•gi•o•mas

A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.

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