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hygroma

hydroma (haɪˌdrəʊmə)

/ (haɪˈɡrəʊmə) /
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noun

pathol a swelling in the soft tissue that occurs over a joint, usually caused by repeated injury

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Word Origin for hygroma

C20: from hygro- + -oma
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Medical definitions for hygroma

hygroma
[ hī-grōmə ]

n. pl. hy•gro•mas

A cystic swelling containing a serous fluid.hydroma
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