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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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Do not give too much importance to GD but be careful of Spidor angiomas in physical examination.
Of course, the identification of hemangiomas of infancy (or "HOI" in the trade) was confused with vascular malformations, and no one had recognized variant tumors that were distinct, such as rapidly involuting and noninvoluting congenital hemangiomas (RICHs or NICHs), tufted angiomas, and hemangioendotheliomas.
Pathological diagnosis was obtained: schwannomas (8 cases), salivary pleomorphic adenomas (5 cases), angiomas (5 cases), branchial cysts (3 cases), Castleman disease (2 cases), and 1 case for each of the followings: lymphoepithelial cysts, thyroid cancer lymphatic metastasis, phosphate urinary mesenchymal tissue tumor, basal cell adenoma, myoepithelial carcinoma, fibroma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, and lipoma.
In cavernous angiomas, the honeycomb pattern of sonography is characteristic (fig.
Cavernous angiomas or haemangiomas account for 5 to 12% of spinal vascular malformations.
Spider angiomas in patients with liver cirrhosis: role of alcoholism and impaired liver function.
Developmental venous anomalies (DVAs) or previously known as venous angiomas are congenital cerebral vascular malformations (CVMs) with angiogenically mature venous elements that represent normal venous drainage of cerebral tissue (1).
Typically, littoral cell angiomas are hypoattenuating to the splenic parenchyma on non-contrast CT.
Spider angiomas are vascular dermatologic conditions that appear as a superficial cluster of web-like vessels with a central spot.
Las malformaciones cavernosas (MCs), tambien conocidas como angiomas cavernosos o cavernomas, son malformaciones vasculares hamartomatosas de origen congenito formadas por sinusoides dilatados que dan forma de mora o caverna, con paredes constituidas por un endotelio de tejido conjuntivo sin fibras elasticas ni musculares y sin tejido nervioso interpuesto.
Differential diagnosis of muscle hernias are varicosities, angiomas, arteriovenous malformation, lipomas, ruptured muscle (a pseudohernia), and soft tissue tumors [3].