angioma

Definitions of angioma
  1. noun
    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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