lymphangioma

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

Origin of lymphangioma

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at lymphangi-, -oma
Related formslym·phan·gi·om·a·tous [lim-fan-jee-om-uh-tuh s, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈɒm ə təs, ˌlɪm fæn-/, adjective

Definition for lymphangioma (2 of 2)

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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Examples from the Web for lymphangioma

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

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British Dictionary definitions for lymphangioma

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 lymphangioma

angioma


n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for lymphangioma (1 of 2)

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.

Medicine definitions for lymphangioma (2 of 2)

angioma

[ ăn′jē-ōmə ]

n. pl. an•gi•o•mas

A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.
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