Definition of Angioma

1. Noun. A tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels.

Definition of Angioma

1. n. A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood vessels.

2. n. A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood or lymph vessels.

Definition of Angioma

1. Noun. (medicine) A benign tumor made up of small blood vessels or lymph vessels. ¹

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Definition of Angioma

1. a tumor composed of blood or lymph vessels [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Angioma

1. A knot of distended blood vessels atypically and irregularly arranged. most are not tumours but haematomas. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angioma

angiolithic degeneration
angiolithic sarcoma
angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
angioma (current term)

Literary usage of Angioma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"Birth-mark; angioma; Naevus ... tumors composed of a superficial plexus of dilated capillaries (angioma simplex; ... (angioma cavernosum). Symptoms. ..."

2. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"Full review of all cases and allied conditions in literature, with references; a complete thesis of the subject. I am indebted to this paper. angioma ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"An inquiry into the literature of the subject furnished a moderate number of reports of cases of circumscribed angioma in the cerebral hemispheres, ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"AN angioma OF THE CEREBELLUM BY L. NEWMARK, MD SAN FRANCISCO The tumor which is ... But of a circumscribed angioma of the cerebellum only what looks like a ..."

5. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin: For the Use of Students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1915)
"The affections considered under this heading occur in two main groups: (1) angioma, which is characterized by a new-growth of the vessels; ..."

6. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"After removing the bone, he found an angioma in the meninges in ... The prognosis of these cases of intra-cerebral angioma was always very grave, ..."

7. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"Plexiform angioma of skin. Slowly growing and benign. tissue or organ varies extremely in both normal and pathological conditions. ..."

8. Journal of Cutaneous Diseases Including Syphilis by American Dermatological Association (1913)
"He says, ( referring to the histology of angioma ... Walsh's case was a curious serpiginous angioma, but probably different from Hutchinson's type. ..."

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