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hemangioma

noun hem·an·gi·o·ma \ˌhē-ˌman-jē-ˈō-mə\

Definition of HEMANGIOMA

:  a usually benign tumor made up of blood vessels that typically occurs as a purplish or reddish slightly elevated area of skin

Origin of HEMANGIOMA

New Latin, from hem- + angioma
First Known Use: circa 1890

hemangioma

noun hem·an·gi·o·ma   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hem·an·gi·o·mas also hem·an·gi·o·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of HEMANGIOMA

:  a usually benign tumor made up of blood vessels that typically occurs as a purplish or reddish slightly elevated area of skin

Variants of HEMANGIOMA

hem·an·gi·o·ma or chiefly British haem·an·gi·o·ma \ˌhē-ˌman-jē-ˈō-mə\

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