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haemangioma

Line breaks: haem|angi¦oma
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmandʒɪˈəʊmə
 
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(US hemangioma)

Definition of haemangioma in English:

noun (plural haemangiomas or haemangiomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A benign tumour 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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