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[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh] /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈoʊ mə/

noun, plural epitheliomas, epitheliomata
[ep-uh-thee-lee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌɛp əˌθi liˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
(pathol) a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue

epitheliomatous ep·i·the·li·o·ma·tous (ěp’ə-thē’lē-ō’mə-təs)
Of or relating to an epithelioma.

epithelioma ep·i·the·li·o·ma (ěp’ə-thē’lē-ō’mə)
n. pl. ep·i·the·li·o·mas or ep·i·the·li·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.


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