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lymphangioma

[ lim-fan-jee-oh-muh, lim-fan- ]

noun

, Pathology.
, plural lym·phan·gi·o·mas, lym·phan·gi·o·ma·ta [lim-fan-jee-, oh, -m, uh, -t, uh, lim-fan-].
  1. a benign tumor composed of dilated and newly formed lymph vessels.


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Other Words From

  • lym·phan·gi·om·a·tous [lim-fan-jee-, om, -, uh, -t, uh, s, lim-fan-], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of lymphangioma1

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; lymphangi-, -oma

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Example Sentences

Angioma, lymphangioma, and neuroma are described with the disease of the individual tissues.

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