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Related to angioma: spider angioma, cavernous angioma, cherry angioma, venous angioma


n. pl. an·gi·o·mas or an·gi·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed chiefly of lymph and blood vessels.

an′gi·o′ma·tous (-ō′mə-təs, -ŏm′ə-) adj.


n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a tumour consisting of a mass of blood vessels (haemangioma) or a mass of lymphatic vessels (lymphangioma)
ˌangiˈomatous adj


(ˌæn dʒiˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor consisting chiefly of dilated or newly formed blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma).
[1870–75; < Greek angeî(on) vessel (see angio-) + -oma]
an`gi•om′a•tous (-ˈɒm ə təs, -ˈoʊ mə-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
angiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
haemangioma, hemangioma - benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
lymphangioma - benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels
spider angioma, spider nevus, vascular spider - a dilation of superficial capillaries with a central red dot from which blood vessels radiate


n angioma m; cherry — hemangioma m capilar; spider — araña vascular, angioma aracniforme
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The most common skin changes were xerosis (98%), nail changes (93%), melanocytic nevus (78%), seborrheic keratosis (54%), pigmentation changes (51%), uremic pruritus (49%), tinea pedis (34%), actinic keratosis (23%), skin tags (16%), onychomycosis (17%), lentigo (16%), and cherry angioma (11%).
2002), Short Form-36 (Ware & Sherboume, 1992), and Sickness Impact Profile (Bergner, Bobbit, Carter, & Gilson, 1981) are the most common scales used for functional assessment of patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysm, or angioma caused by ruptured aneurysm.
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