- a benign tumor consisting of fat tissue.
Origin of lipoma
Examples from the Web for lipoma
Historical Examples of lipoma
On April 5th, three weeks after the osteotomy, a lipoma was removed from another patient aged twenty-one years.
A lipoma, or fatty tumor, in the subcutaneous tissue, may go on increasing to huge bulk while the body is steadily emaciating.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The pure myxoma is extremely rare, and clinically resembles the lipoma.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
- pathol a benign tumour composed of fatty tissue
Word Origin for lipoma
- A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells.