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epithelioma

[ ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh ]
/ ˌɛp əˌθi liˈoʊ mə /
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noun, plural ep·i·the·li·o·mas, ep·i·the·li·o·ma·ta [ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh]. /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.
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Origin of epithelioma

First recorded in 1870–75; epitheli(um) + -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM epithelioma

ep·i·the·li·om·a·tous [ep-uh-thee-lee-om-uh-tuhs, -oh-muh-], /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for epithelioma

epithelioma
/ (ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈəʊmə) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)
pathol a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue

Derived forms of epithelioma

epitheliomatous (ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈɒmətəs), adjective
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Medical definitions for epithelioma

epithelioma
[ ĕp′ə-thē′lē-ōmə ]

n. pl. ep•i•the•li•o•mas
A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.
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