angiofibroma

noun
an·gio·fi·bro·ma | \ˌan-jē-ō-fī-ˈbrō-mə \
plural angiofibromas also angiofibromata\-mə-tə \

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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