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epithelioma

[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh]
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.
  1. a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.
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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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Examples from the Web for epitheliomatous

Historical Examples

  • The forms of cancer met with in these regions are epitheliomatous, scirrhous, encephaloid, and colloid.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

    Various

  • The appearance of any tendency to crusting, to break down or ulcerate is significant of epitheliomatous degeneration.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon

  • How is the destruction or removal of the epitheliomatous tissue effected?

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon

  • Thorough destruction or removal of the epitheliomatous tissue.

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin

    Henry Weightman Stelwagon

  • It was epitheliomatous cancer, caused by the irritation of the hot tobacco smoke.


British Dictionary definitions for epitheliomatous

epithelioma

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)
  1. pathol a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue
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Derived Formsepitheliomatous (ˌɛpɪˌθiːlɪˈɒmətəs), adjective
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epitheliomatous in Medicine

epitheliomatous

(ĕp′ə-thē′lē-ōmə-təs)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to an epithelioma.
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epithelioma

(ĕp′ə-thē′lē-ōmə)
n. pl. ep•i•the•li•o•mas
  1. A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.
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