haemangioma


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haemangioma

(hɪˌmændʒɪˈəʊmə; hɛˌm-) or

hemangioma

n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) a nonmalignant tumour of blood vessels, esp affecting those of the skin. See strawberry mark
[from haem(o)- + angi(o)- + -oma]
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Noun1.haemangioma - benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
strawberry haemangioma, strawberry hemangioma - a congenital bright red superficial vascular tumor resembling a strawberry; tends to decrease in size during childhood
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