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hibernoma in Medicine

hibernoma hi·ber·no·ma (hī'bər-nō'mə)
n. pl. hi·ber·no·mas or hi·ber·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A rare type of benign tumor in humans, consisting of brown fat that resembles the fat in certain hibernating animals.

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