hematoma


he·ma·to·ma

noun \-ˈtō-mə\
plural he·ma·to·mas also -ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of HEMATOMA

:  a mass of usually clotted blood that forms in a tissue, organ, or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel

Origin of HEMATOMA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1849

he·ma·to·ma

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural he·ma·to·mas also -ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of HEMATOMA

: a mass of usually clotted blood that forms in a tissue, organ, or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel

Variants of HEMATOMA

he·ma·to·ma or chiefly British hae·ma·to·ma \-ˈtō-mə\

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