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lipoma

[li-poh-muh, lahy-] /lɪˈpoʊ mə, laɪ-/
noun, plural lipomas, lipomata
[li-poh-muh-tuh, lahy-] /lɪˈpoʊ mə tə, laɪ-/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a benign tumor consisting of fat tissue.
Also called fatty tumor.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin; see lip-, -oma
Related forms
lipomatous
[li-pom-uh-tuh s, -poh-muh-, lahy-] /lɪˈpɒm ə təs, -ˈpoʊ mə-, laɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lipoma

lipoma

/lɪˈpəʊmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
(pathol) a benign tumour composed of fatty tissue
Derived Forms
lipomatous (lɪˈpɒmətəs) adjective
Word Origin
C19: New Latin
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Word Origin and History for lipoma
n.

"fatty tumor" (plural lipomata), 1830, medical Latin, from Greek lipos "fat" (n.), see lipo-, + -oma.

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lipoma in Medicine

lipoma li·po·ma (lĭ-pō'mə, lī-)
n. pl. li·po·mas or li·po·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells.

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