- pathol a swelling in the soft tissue that occurs over a joint, usually caused by repeated injury
C20: from hygro- + -oma
Examples from the Web for hygroma
Examples of such a condition are to be found in bog-spavin, in hygroma of the stifle, and sometimes in the fetlock.Diseases of the Horse's Foot
Harry Caulton Reeks
In time, the original secretion frequently becomes a watery fluid, resembling the contents of the hygroma previously mentioned.
- A cystic swelling containing a serous fluid.hydroma
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