angioma

noun
an·​gi·​o·​ma | \ ˌan-jē-ˈō-mə How to pronounce angioma (audio) \
plural angiomas also angiomata\ -​mə-​tə How to pronounce angiomata (audio) \

Definition of angioma

: a tumor composed chiefly of blood vessels or lymph vessels

Other Words from angioma

angiomatous \ -​mə-​təs How to pronounce angiomatous (audio) \ adjective

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 How to pronounce angioma (audio) \
plural angiomas also angiomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce angiomata (audio) \

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 How to pronounce angiomatous (audio) \ adjective

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