Definition of hemangioma in English:

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Pronunciation: /hēˌmanjēˈōmə/
(British haemangioma)

noun (plural hemangiomas or hemangiomata /-ˈōmətə/)

A benign tumor of blood vessels, often forming a red birthmark.
Example sentences
  • Lipomas, hemangiomas, neuromas, and fibromas are benign neoplasms that occur in the neck.
  • Cavernous hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors most commonly seen in the head and neck region in childhood.
  • Smaller defects may be mistaken for cutaneous lesions such as hemangiomas or dermoid cysts.

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Syllabification: he·man·gi·o·ma

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