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(hĕm-ă-tō′mă ) [Gr. haimatos, blood, + oma, tumor] A swelling comprising a mass of extravasated blood (usually clotted) confined to an organ, tissue, or space and caused by a break in a blood vessel.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Hematoma." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735278/all/hematoma.
Hematoma. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735278/all/hematoma. Accessed January 28, 2020.
Hematoma. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735278/all/hematoma
Hematoma [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 January 28]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735278/all/hematoma.
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