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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.
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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
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(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.
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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
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n angioma m; cherry — hemangioma m capilar; spider — araña vascular, angioma aracniforme
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The benign tumors is further categorized into myxoma, papillary heart tumors, fibromas, rhabdomyomas, angioma, and lipomas.
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Clinical examination at hospital admission revealed jaundice, bilateral thrombocytopenic purpura of the thighs and calves, two indurated oval purple lesions (0.5 cm in diameter) suggestive for ecthyma gangrenosum, on the anterointernal side of the left calf, abdominal spider angioma and spontaneous bleeding (epistaxis, melena, bleeding gums and rectorrhagia.
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During the past four years, BioAxone has received over USD 6m in grants to investigate treatments for cavernous angioma and spinal cord injury.
Adenoma, adenocarcinoma, Meibomian epithelioma, angioma, basal cell carcinoma, fibroma, fibrosarcoma and mast cell tumors were also reported despite their rarity (Baker and Leyland, 1975; Baptiste and Grahan, 2000; Brooks, 1999; Choi et al., 2013; Cotchin, 1977; Giulino, 2011; Knottenbelt, 2011).
Extraocular tissues like muscles, both skeletal and smooth muscles, nerves and blood vessels also give rise to tumours like leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, neurofibroma, schwannoma and angioma, both benign and malignant.
Among focal lesions; the prevalence were determined as of tumor 0.9% (n:2), porencephalic cyst 1.36% (n:3), venous angioma 1.36% (n:3) and hippocampal sclerosis 0.9% (n:2) respectively.
In 7 of the remaining 10 patients, pial angiomas were found, pial angioma and cortical calcification were found in 2, in one, the initial MRI was normal and but later showed pial angioma during follow-up (4).