hepatoma


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hep·a·to·ma

 (hĕp′ə-tō′mə)
n. pl. hep·a·to·mas or hep·a·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A usually malignant tumor occurring in the liver.

hepatoma

(ˌhɛpəˈtəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) pathol a cancer of the liver

hep•a•to•ma

(ˌhɛp əˈtoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor of the liver.
[1925–30; < Greek hēpat-, s. of hêpar liver + -oma]

hepatoma

a malignant tumor of the liver that most commonly occurs in association with hepatitis or cirrhosis,
See also: Cancer
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Noun1.hepatoma - carcinoma of the liverhepatoma - carcinoma of the liver    
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hepatoma

n hepatoma m
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