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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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A cavernous malformation, also known as a cavernoma, cavernous angioma, or cavernous hemangioma, consists of a compact mass of sinusoidal-type vessels with no intervening brain parenchyma.
MRI revealed areas of blood products involving a segment of the cervical cord (C4-C5 through C7-T1) and a possible cavernous angioma was noted at T5.
These included the capillary hemangioma, (8,16) cavernous angioma, (17,18) and Ewing sarcoma of nerve.
The night was a celebration of the young woman who has struggled with cavernous angioma of the brain and its effects since she was 2.
Most centers adhere to an inclusion criterion of at least two previous hemorrhages for cavernous angioma radiosurgery, but if the location of the lesion suggests serious morbidity or mortality, gamma knife radiosurgery could be performed after the first hemorrhage as was demonstrated in one of our cases.