lymphangioma

[ lim-fan-jee-oh-muh, lim-fan- ]
/ lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈoʊ mə, ˌlɪm fæn- /

noun, plural lym·phan·gi·o·mas, lym·phan·gi·o·ma·ta [lim-fan-jee-oh-muh-tuh, lim-fan-]. /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə, ˌlɪm fæn-/. Pathology.

a benign tumor composed of dilated and newly formed lymph vessels.

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Origin of lymphangioma

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

OTHER WORDS FROM lymphangioma

lym·phan·gi·om·a·tous [lim-fan-jee-om-uh-tuhs, lim-fan-], /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, ˌlɪm fæn-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for lymphangioma

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

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

Medical definitions for lymphangioma

lymphangioma
[ lĭm-făn′jē-ōmə ]

n.

A benign tumorlike mass of lymphatic vessels or channels that vary in size, are frequently greatly dilated, and are lined with normal endothelial cells.
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