angiofibroma

noun
an·​gio·​fi·​bro·​ma | \ ˌan-jē-ō-fī-ˈbrō-mə How to pronounce angiofibroma (audio) \
plural angiofibromas also angiofibromata\ -​mə-​tə How to pronounce angiofibroma (audio) \

Medical Definition of angiofibroma

: a noncancerous tumor that is composed of fibrous tissue and blood vessels and occurs chiefly in the nasal cavities and upper pharynx … the bones of his face grew around the angiofibroma, a type of tumor that often begins growing during childhood … — Charlie Mathews, The Herald Times Reporter (Manitowoc, Wisconsin), 24 Nov. 2009

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“Angiofibroma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angiofibroma. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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