Hematoma definition

hēmə-tōmə
A localized swelling filled with blood resulting from a break in a blood vessel.
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A tumorlike collection of blood, usually clotted, located outside a blood vessel.
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A localized swelling filled with blood resulting from a break in a blood vessel.
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The abnormal buildup of blood in an organ or other tissue of the body, caused by a break in a blood vessel.
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A swelling of blood, usually clotted, which forms as a result of a broken blood vessel.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of hematoma - haematoma, hmatoma

Origin of hematoma

  • From New Latin

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