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endothelioma

Pronunciation: en'do-the'le-o'ma

Definition: Generic term for a group of neoplasms, particularly benign tumors, derived from the endothelial tissue of blood vessels or lymphatic channels; endotheliomas may be benign or malignant.

[endothelium + -oma, tumor]

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