- a benign tumor composed of dilated and newly formed lymph vessels.
Origin of lymphangioma
- a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma).
Origin of angioma
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- a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)
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- A benign tumorlike mass of lymphatic vessels or channels that vary in size, are frequently greatly dilated, and are lined with normal endothelial cells.
- A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.
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