angiosarcoma

[ an-jee-oh-sahr-koh-muh ]
/ ˌæn dʒi oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə /

noun, plural an·gi·o·sar·co·mas, an·gi·o·sar·co·ma·ta [an-jee-oh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒi oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

malignant overgrowth of vascular tissue.

Nearby words

  1. angiophacomatosis,
  2. angioplasty,
  3. angiopoiesis,
  4. angiopressure,
  5. angiorrhaphy,
  6. angioscopy,
  7. angioscotoma,
  8. angioscotometry,
  9. angiospasm,
  10. angiosperm

Origin of angiosarcoma


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Medicine definitions for angiosarcoma

angiosarcoma

[ ăn′jē-ō-sär-kōmə ]

n.

A rare malignant tumor occurring most often in the breast and skin and believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels.

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