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English definition of “cavernoma”

cavernoma

noun [C]     /kæv.əˈnəʊ.mə/ US  /ˌkæv.ərˈnoʊ.mə/ (also cavernous angioma) specialized
a group of abnormal blood vessels in the brain or spinal cord that may cause seizures (= sudden attacks of uncontrollable movements ) or other brain problemsSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of cavernoma noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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