cavernous angioma

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angioma

 [an″je-o´mah]
a benign tumor made up of blood vessels (hemangioma) or lymph vessels (lymphangioma). adj., adj angiom´atous.
angioma caverno´sum (cavernous angioma) cavernous hemangioma.
angioma serpigino´sum a skin disease marked by minute vascular points arranged in rings on the skin.
telangiectatic angioma an angioma made up of dilated blood vessels.
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cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery; can be multiple, especially if inherited as an autosomal-dominant trait.
Synonym(s): nevus cavernosus
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cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cav·ern·ous an·gi·o·ma

(kav'ĕr-nŭs an'jē-ō'mă)
Vascular malformation composed of sinusoidal vessels without a large feeding artery.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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