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[hi-man-jee-oh-muh] /hɪˌmæn dʒiˈoʊ mə/

noun, plural hemangiomas, hemangiomata
[hi-man-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /hɪˌmæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
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[an-jee-oh-muh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə/
noun, plural angiomas, angiomata
[an-jee-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma)
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)

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

hemangioma he·man·gi·o·ma (hĭ-mān’jē-ō’mə)
n. pl. he·man·gi·o·mas or he·man·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A congenital benign skin lesion consisting of dense, usually elevated masses of dilated blood vessels.

angioma an·gi·o·ma (ān’jē-ō’mə)
n. pl. an·gi·o·mas or an·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed chiefly of lymphatic vessels or blood vessels.


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