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 and Etymology of hemangioma

New Latin, from hem- + angioma


Medical Dictionary

hemangioma

noun hem·an·gi·o·ma
variants: or chiefly British haemangioma play \ˌhē-ˌman-jē-ˈō-mə\

medical Definition of hemangioma

plural hemangiomas also hemangiomata play \-mət-ə\
: a usually benign tumor made up of blood vessels that typically occurs as a purplish or reddish slightly elevated area of skin

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