[ en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh ]

noun,plural en·do·the·li·o·mas, en·do·the·li·o·ma·ta [en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh]. /ˌɛn doʊˌθi liˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a tumor originating from the endothelium.

Origin of endothelioma

<German Endotheliom (1875); see endothelium, -oma

Words Nearby endothelioma

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How to use endothelioma in a sentence

  • The chief of these are: simple—dermoid patches, moles of the limbus; malignant—sarcoma, endothelioma, epithelioma.

  • Sarcoma and endothelioma are the commonest tumours of bone, and present wide variations in structure and in clinical features.

    Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • The majority would appear to be the result of changes in a sarcoma, endothelioma, or myeloma.

    Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

British Dictionary definitions for endothelioma


/ (ˌɛndəʊˌθiːlɪˈəʊmə) /

nounplural -mata (-mətə)
  1. pathol a tumour originating in endothelial tissue, such as the lining of blood vessels

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