lymphangioendothelioma


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lymphangioendothelioma

 [lim-fan″je-o-en″do-the″le-o´mah]
lymphangioma in which endothelial cells are the main component.

lym·phan·gi·o·en·do·the·li·o·ma

(lim-fan'jē-ō-en'dō-thē'lē-ō'mă),
Old term for combined lymphatico-venous malformation.
[lymphangio- + endothelium + -oma, tumor]

lymphangioendothelioma

/lym·phan·gio·en·do·the·li·o·ma/ (lim-fan″je-o-en″do-the″le-o´mah) endothelioma of the lymphatic vessels.

lymphangioendothelioma

(1) Angiosarcoma, see there. 
(2) Angiotropic lymphoma, see there.
(3) Lymphangioma, see there.

lym·phan·gi·o·en·do·the·li·o·ma

(lim-fan'jē-ō-en'dō-thē'lē-ō'mă)
A neoplasm consisting of irregular groups of endothelial cells, and intubated structures that are thought to be derived from lymphatic vessels.
[lymphangio- + endothelium + -oma, tumor]

lymphangioendothelioma

A tumour of the cells lining a lymph vessel.

lymphangioendothelioma

lymphangioma in which endothelial cells are the main component. See also lymphangiosarcoma.
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