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lipoma

[ li-poh-muh, lahy- ]
/ l瑟藞po蕣 m蓹, la瑟- /
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noun, plural li路po路mas, li路po路ma路ta [li-poh-muh-tuh, lahy-]. /l瑟藞po蕣 m蓹 t蓹, la瑟-/. Pathology.
a benign tumor consisting of fat tissue.
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Also called fatty tumor.

Origin of lipoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1820鈥30; see origin at lip-, -oma

OTHER WORDS FROM lipoma

li路pom路a路tous [li-pom-uh-tuhs, -poh-muh-, lahy-], /l瑟藞p蓲m 蓹 t蓹s, -藞po蕣 m蓹-, la瑟-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lipoma

lipoma
/ (l瑟藞p蓹蕣m蓹) /

noun plural -mas or -mata (-m蓹t蓹)
pathol a benign tumour composed of fatty tissue

Derived forms of lipoma

lipomatous (l瑟藞p蓲m蓹t蓹s), adjective

Word Origin for lipoma

C19: New Latin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for lipoma

lipoma
[ l沫-p艒m蓹, l墨- ]

n. pl. li鈥o鈥as
A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells.
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