hemangiopericytoma

noun
hem·​an·​gio·​peri·​cy·​to·​ma
variants: or chiefly British haemangiopericytoma \ -​jē-​ō-​ˌper-​ə-​ˌsī-​ˈtō-​mə How to pronounce haemangiopericytoma (audio) \
plural hemangiopericytomas also hemangiopericytomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce hemangiopericytomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemangiopericytoma

: a vascular tumor composed of spindle cells that are held to be derived from pericytes

called also perithelioma

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“Hemangiopericytoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemangiopericytoma. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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