n. (Biology) tumor of the endothelium (layer of cells lining the heart, blood and lymph vessels, and serous cavities)

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  • endothelioma — noun (plural mas or endotheliomata) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1880 a tumor developing from endothelial tissue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • endothelioma — /en doh thee lee oh meuh/, n., pl. endotheliomas, endotheliomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. a tumor originating from the endothelium. [ < G Endotheliom (1875); see ENDOTHELIUM, OMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • endothelioma — noun Any of various mostly benign neoplasms derived from the endothelium of blood vessels or lymph channels …   Wiktionary

  • endothelioma — Generic term for a group of neoplasms, particularly benign tumors, derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessel s or lymphatic channels; endotheliomas may be benign or malignant. [endothelium + oma …   Medical dictionary

  • endothelioma — en·do·the·li·o·ma …   English syllables

  • endothelioma — n. any tumour arising from or resembling endothelium. It may arise from the linings of blood or lymph vessels (haemangioendothelioma and lymphangioendothelioma respectively); from the linings of the pleural cavity or the peritoneal cavity (see… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • endothelioma — /ˌɛndoʊˌθiliˈoʊmə/ (say .endoh.theelee ohmuh) noun (plural endotheliomata /ˌɛndoʊˌθiliˈoʊmətə/ (say .endoh.theelee ohmuhtuh) or endotheliomas) a tumour (malignant or benign) originating from the endothelium. {endotheli(um) + oma} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • endothelioma — …   Useful english dictionary

  • endothelioma angiomatosum — angioma …   Medical dictionary

  • Эндотелиома (Endothelioma) — опухоль, происходящая из клеток эндотелия или напоминающая их по своей структуре. Эндотелиома может развиваться из выстилки кровеносных или лимфатических сосудов (соответственно гемангиоэндотелиома (haemangioendothelioma) и лимфангиоэндотелиома… …   Медицинские термины

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