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Angioleyomioma (angioleiomyoma; Greek angeion (prefix) – the vessel relating to vessels vascular + Greek leios – equal, smooth + myos, mys – a muscle + Greek oma – оконч. in the name of tumors; synonyms: the leiomyoma is vascular, an angiomyoma) – a benign tumor from smooth muscle elements of walls of small vessels.

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