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

noun, plural lymphangiomas, lymphangiomata
[lim-fan-jee-oh-muh-tuh, lim-fan-] /lɪmˌfæn dʒiˈoʊ mə tə, ˌlɪm fæn-/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
a benign tumor composed of dilated and newly formed lymph vessels.
[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.

lymphangioma lym·phan·gi·o·ma (lĭm-fān’jē-ō’mə)
A benign tumorlike mass of lymphatic vessels or channels that vary in size, are frequently greatly dilated, and are lined with normal endothelial cells.

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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    lymphangiotomy lym·phan·gi·ot·o·my (lĭm-fān’jē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision of lymphatic vessels.

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