hematoma

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(hē″mă- )

(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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