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Hemangioma

Synonym(s)

  • angioma
  • chorioangioma

Definition(s)

Benign tumor made up of newly formed blood vessels.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

A usually benign tumor made up of blood vessels that typically occurs as a purplish or reddish slightly elevated area of skin.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: April 17, 2014