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hematoma

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noun he·ma·to·ma \-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of hematoma

plural

hematomas

also

-mata

play \-mə-tə\
  1. :  a mass of usually clotted blood that forms in a tissue, organ, or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel



Origin and Etymology of hematoma

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1849


Medical Dictionary

hematoma

noun he·ma·to·ma

Medical Definition of hematoma

plural

hematomas

also

hematomata

\-mət-ə\play
  1. :  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

or chiefly British

haematoma

\-ˈtō-mə\play

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