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he·ma·to·ma

 (hē′mə-tō′mə)
n. pl. he·ma·to·mas or he·ma·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A localized swelling filled with blood resulting from a break in a blood vessel.

he•ma•to•ma

(ˌhi məˈtoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a circumscribed collection of blood, usu. clotted, in a tissue or organ, caused by a break in a blood vessel.
[1840–50; < Greek haimat-, s. of haîma blood + -oma]

he·ma·to·ma

(hē′mə-tō′mə)
The abnormal buildup of blood in an organ or other tissue of the body, caused by a break in a blood vessel. A bruise is a type of hematoma.

hematoma

A blood-filled swelling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hematoma - a localized swelling filled with blood
intumescence, intumescency - swelling up with blood or other fluids (as with congestion)
Translations

he·ma·to·ma

n. hematoma, hinchazón por sangre coleccionada fuera de un vaso; pop. chichón;
pelvic ______ pélvico;
subdural ___derrame subdural.

hematoma

n hematoma m; subdural — hematoma subdural
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