epithelioma

[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh]
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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.

Nearby words

  1. epithelialization,
  2. epithelialize,
  3. epithelioid,
  4. epithelioid cell,
  5. epitheliolytic,
  6. epithelioma adenoides cysticum,
  7. epithelioma cuniculatum,
  8. epitheliomatous,
  9. epitheliomuscular,
  10. epithelium

Origin of epithelioma

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

Related formsep·i·the·li·om·a·tous [ep-uh-thee-lee-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for epitheliomatous

epithelioma

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)

pathol a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue
Derived Formsepitheliomatous (ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈɒmətəs), adjective

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Medicine definitions for epitheliomatous

epitheliomatous

[ĕp′ə-thē′lē-ōmə-təs]

adj.

Of or relating to an 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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