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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ko're-o-an'je-o'ma


Benign tumor of placental blood vessels (hemangioma), usually of no clinical significance; large tumors may be associated with placental insufficiency and fetal hydrops; in some instances, the stroma is edematous and may resemble myxomatous tissue.

[chorion + angioma]

See Also: chorioangiosis

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