Meaning of hematoma

he•ma•to•ma

Pronunciation: (hē"ma-tō'mu, hem"u-), [key]
— pl. -mas, -ma•ta
  1. a circumscribed collection of blood, usually clotted, in a tissue or organ, caused by a break in a blood vessel.
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