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[hep-uh-toh-muh] /ˌhɛp əˈtoʊ mə/

noun, plural hepatomas, hepatomata
[hep-uh-toh-muh-tuh] /ˌhɛp əˈtoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a tumor of the liver.

hepatoma hep·a·to·ma (hěp’ə-tō’mə)
n. pl. hep·a·to·mas or hep·a·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A usually malignant tumor occurring in the liver.


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