lipomatous infiltration

n.

Nonencapsulated adipose tissue forming a lipomalike mass, usually in the interatrial septum of the heart, where it may cause arrythmia and sudden death.

Nearby words

  1. lipoma,
  2. lipoma sarcomatodes,
  3. lipomatoid,
  4. lipomatosis,
  5. lipomatous,
  6. lipomeningocele,
  7. lipomucopolysaccharidosis,
  8. lipopenia,
  9. lipopexia,
  10. lipophage


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