hemangioma

[ hi-man-jee-oh-muh ]
/ hɪˌmæn dʒiˈoʊ mə /

noun, plural he·man·gi·o·mas, he·man·gi·o·ma·ta [hi-man-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /hɪˌmæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

See under angioma.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. hemangioblast,
  2. hemangioblastoma,
  3. hemangioendothelioblastoma,
  4. hemangioendothelioma,
  5. hemangiofibroma,
  6. hemangiomatosis,
  7. hemangiopericytoma,
  8. hemangiosarcoma,
  9. hemans,
  10. hemapheresis

Origin of hemangioma

From New Latin, dating back to 1885–90; see origin at hem-, angioma

angioma

[ an-jee-oh-muh ]
/ ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə /

noun, plural an·gi·o·mas, an·gi·o·ma·ta [an-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma).

Origin of angioma

First recorded in 1870–75; angi- + -oma

Related formsan·gi·om·a·tous [an-jee-om-uh-tuh s, -oh-muh-] /ˌæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for hemangioma

angioma

/ (ˌændʒɪˈəʊmə) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-mətə)

a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)
Derived Formsangiomatous, adjective

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Word Origin and History for hemangioma

angioma

n.

1867, medical Latin, from angio- + -oma.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for hemangioma

hemangioma

[ hĭ-măn′jē-ōmə ]

n. pl. he•man•gi•o•mas

A congenital benign skin lesion consisting of dense, usually elevated masses of dilated blood vessels.

angioma

[ ăn′jē-ōmə ]

n. pl. an•gi•o•mas

A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.

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