from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A tumor composed chiefly of lymph and blood vessels.

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  • n. A benign tumor made up of small blood vessels or lymph vessels.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tumor produced by the enlargement or new formation of blood-vessels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels


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angio- + -oma


  • Other tumours of the gums, such as angioma and papilloma, are rare.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.

  • I had benign instances of venous angioma, heart murmur, and perhaps scoliosis, but none of those conditions caused me any trouble.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • Your medical records document a history of head injury as a child, ongoing treatment for headaches, a venous angioma, and depression diagnosed less than one year ago with ongoing treatment.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • All I wanted was a diagnosis for my headache, but I kept getting diagnosed with problems like a venous angioma and a heart murmur.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • At the end of the exam, the doctor told me I was a paradigm of good health and that a venous angioma was nothing to worry about.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • Sometimes a lesion may appear atypical at first; then dermoscopy reveals it to be a simple angioma, a benign growth made up of blood vessels.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Like most abandoned babies in China, she wasn't well: cherry angioma, benign skin tumors made up of blood vessels, were spreading on her groin.

    All in the Family

  • Quickly to break, tonight, the fight against cavernous angioma, a debilitating disease affecting three million Americans.

    CNN Transcript Apr 2, 2009

  • His cutting out the tangle of abnormal vessels, the capsular angioma that he suspected, while leaving the rest of the anatomy intact, was so tricky the operation itself could further destroy neurons, making her worse off and possibly killing her.

    Critical Condition

  • Especially since the initial diagnosis in each case was a hereditary vascular malformation, one being a Berry aneurysm, or sacular weakening of an artery that was leaking blood, and the other a capsular angioma, same as Kathleen Sullivan had.

    Critical Condition


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