angioma

Definitions of angioma
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n a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels

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haemangioma, hemangioma
benign angioma consisting of a mass of blood vessels; some appear as birthmarks
lymphangioma
benign angioma consisting of a mass of lymphatic vessels
spider angioma, spider nevus, vascular spider
a dilation of superficial capillaries with a central red dot from which blood vessels radiate
strawberry haemangioma, strawberry hemangioma
a congenital bright red superficial vascular tumor resembling a strawberry; tends to decrease in size during childhood
Type of:
angiopathy
any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts
neoplasm, tumor, tumour
an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose

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