angioma

noun
an·​gi·​o·​ma | \ˌan-jē-ˈō-mə \
plural angiomas also angiomata\-​mə-​tə \

Definition of angioma 

: a tumor composed chiefly of blood vessels or lymph vessels

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Other Words from angioma

angiomatous \-​mə-​təs \ adjective

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For the record, cherry angiomas do not transform into melanomas, Dr. Massick notes. Korin Miller, SELF, "'DWTS' Star Witney Carson's Foot Discoloration Turned Out to Be Melanoma," 24 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of angioma

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angioma

New Latin

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angioma

noun
an·​gi·​o·​ma | \ˌan-jē-ˈō-mə \
plural angiomas also angiomata\-​mət-​ə \

Medical Definition of angioma 

: a tumor (as a hemangioma or lymphangioma) composed chiefly of blood vessels or lymphatic vessels

Other Words from angioma

angiomatous \-​mət-​əs \ adjective

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