hepatoma

noun
hep·​a·​to·​ma | \ ˌhe-pə-ˈtō-mə How to pronounce hepatoma (audio) \
plural hepatomas also hepatomata\ ˌhe-​pə-​ˈtō-​mə-​tə How to pronounce hepatomata (audio) \

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

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“Hepatoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hepatoma. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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hepatoma

noun
hep·​a·​to·​ma | \ ˌhep-ə-ˈtō-mə How to pronounce hepatoma (audio) \
plural hepatomas also hepatomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce hepatomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of hepatoma

: a usually malignant tumor of the liver

Other Words from hepatoma

hepatomatous \ -​mət-​əs How to pronounce hepatomatous (audio) \ adjective

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