Definition of Haematoma

1. Noun. A localized swelling filled with blood.

Exact synonyms: Hematoma
Generic synonyms: Intumescence, Intumescency



Definition of Haematoma

1. Noun. (alternative form of hematoma) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Haematoma

1. A localised collection of blood, usually clotted, in an organ, space or tissue, due to a break in the wall of a blood vessel. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haematoma

haematoid
haematoidin
haematoidin crystals
haematoin
haematolin
haematologic agents
haematologic neoplasms
haematologic tests
haematological
haematologist
haematologists
haematology
haematolymphangioma
haematolysis
haematolytic
haematoma (current term)
haematomanometer
haematomas
haematomata
haematometer
haematometers
haematometry
haematomphalocele
haematomyelia
haematomyelopore
haematonic
haematopathology
haematopathy
haematopenia

Literary usage of Haematoma

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1. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1883)
"haematoma of the dura mater is usually located near the sagittal suture and has the form of an oval ... Not unfrequently the haematoma is on both sides. ..."

2. Diseases of the chest, throat and nasal cavities by Ephraim Fletcher Ingals (1892)
"haematoma is a collection of blood in the septum indicated by the formation of a ... They are found in the same position as the haematoma just described. ..."

3. The Diseases of Women: A Manual for Physicians and Students by Heinrich Fritsch (1883)
"Schultze found a haematoma at the dissection of a newborn child. ... There are no symptoms peculiar to haematoma. The terminus probably is usually atrophy, ..."

4. The Diseases of the Nervous System: A Textbook for Physicians and Students by Ludwig Hirt (1893)
"Such a haematoma may contain from three hundred ... The arrangement of the haematoma in layers, which is seen on section, proves that the whole process ..."

5. Clinical Lectures on Diseases of Women by James Young Simpson (1863)
"The first case of pelvic haematoma where I recognized the real nature of the disease, occurred, many years ago now, in the person of a patient whom I saw in ..."

6. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"case of extra-uterine pregnancy, 424 — haematoma of meninges, 115 Behrend (Dr.), on a mark on the neck after suffocation, 470 Beigel (Dr.H.), influence of ..."

7. Nervous diseases: Their Descriptions and Treatment by Allan McLane Hamilton (1881)
"... with haematoma. C Basilar, Acute cerebral meningitis, T Of the convexity, C Granular. Chronic cerebral meningitis. PACHYMENINGITIS (INFLAMMATION OF THE ..."

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