Definition of hemangioma in English:

hemangioma

(British haemangioma)

noun

Medicine
  • A benign tumor of blood vessels, often forming a red birthmark.

    • ‘Some children were treated more than once, either by receiving several treatments for one hemangioma or by receiving individual treatments for several haemangiomas.’
    • ‘Cavernous hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors most commonly seen in the head and neck region in childhood.’
    • ‘Lipomas, hemangiomas, neuromas, and fibromas are benign neoplasms that occur in the neck.’
    • ‘Smaller defects may be mistaken for cutaneous lesions such as hemangiomas or dermoid cysts.’
    • ‘Cavernous hemangiomas are composed of large, dilated, blood-filled vessels lined by flattened endothelium.’
    rash, blemish, spot, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, port wine stain, eruption
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Pronunciation:

hemangioma

/hēˌmanjēˈōmə/