Medical Dictionary

angiofibroma

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noun an·gio·fi·bro·ma \ˌan-jē-ō-fī-ˈbrō-mə\

Medical Definition of angiofibroma

plural

angiofibromas

also

angiofibromata

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  1. :  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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