Friday, November 1, 2013

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hematoma

[hee-ma-toh-muh, hem-uh-]

noun, plural he·ma·to·mas, he·ma·to·ma·ta [hee-ma-toh-muh-tuh, hem-uh-]. Pathology.
a circumscribed collection of blood, usually clotted, in a tissue or organ, caused by a break in a blood vessel.

Origin:
1840–50; hemat- + -oma

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