hepatoma

noun
hep·a·to·ma | \ ˌhe-pə-ˈtō-mə \
plural hepatomas also hepatomata\ˌhe-pə-ˈtō-mə-tə \

Definition of hepatoma 

: a usually malignant tumor of the liver

First Known Use of hepatoma

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hepatoma

New Latin

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hepatoma

noun
hep·a·to·ma | \ ˌhep-ə-ˈtō-mə \
plural hepatomas also hepatomata\-mət-ə \

Medical Definition of hepatoma 

: a usually malignant tumor of the liver

Other words from hepatoma

hepatomatous \-mət-əs \ adjective

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