[ en-doh-thee-lee-oh-muh ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˌθi liˈoʊ mə /

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.

a tumor originating from the endothelium.

Nearby words

  1. endotendineum,
  2. endothecium,
  3. endothelial dystrophy of cornea,
  4. endothelial myeloma,
  5. endothelioid,
  6. endotheliosis,
  7. endothelium,
  8. endotherm,
  9. endothermic,
  10. endothoracic fascia

Origin of endothelioma

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

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Examples from the Web for endothelioma

  • 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) /

noun plural -mata (-mətə)

pathol a tumour originating in endothelial tissue, such as the lining of blood vessels
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Medicine definitions for endothelioma


[ ĕn′dō-thē′lē-ōmə ]

n. pl. en•do•the•li•o•mas

Any of various benign or occasionally malignant neoplasms derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels.

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