Medical Term:

hematoma

Pronunciation: hē′mă-tō′mă, hem-ă-

Definition: A localized mass of extravasated blood that is relatively or completely confined within an organ or tissue, a space, or a potential space; the blood is usually clotted (or partly clotted), and, depending on its duration, may manifest various degrees of organization and decolorization.

[hemato- + G. -oma, tumor]

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