lipoma


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li·po·ma

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

li·pom′a·tous (-pŏm′ə-təs) adj.

lipoma

(lɪˈpəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign tumour composed of fatty tissue
[C19: New Latin]
lipomatous adj

li•po•ma

(lɪˈpoʊ mə, laɪ-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor consisting of fat tissue.
[1820–30; < Greek líp(os) fat + -oma]
li•pom′a•tous (-ˈpɒm ə təs, -ˈpoʊ mə-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lipoma - a tumor consisting of fatty tissuelipoma - a tumor consisting of fatty tissue  
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
Translations

li·po·ma

n. lipoma, tumor de tejido adiposo.

lipoma

n lipoma m
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Commission of the Ministry of Health has completed inspection of the death of 34-year-old Edil Nogoibayev occurred during an ordinary surgery to remove lipoma by the medical staff of the clinic under the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University (KRSU).
Her mum Annette Barnes, 36, took her to the doctor that week and they were referred for an ultrasound for what was first thought to be a soft fatty, non-cancerous lump that grows under the skin called a lipoma.
Clinically and morphologically, cellular angiofibroma can simulate other benign tumours like leiomyoma, angiomyofibroblastoma, spindle cell lipoma and perineurioma (1, 5).
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5) A breast lipoma is a benign breast lesion composed of fat cells.
QI'M TOLD the lump on my arm is a lipoma and to leave it.
I was told the lump was not cancerous, but a benign tumour known as a lipoma, it would be very difficult to remove as it was linked to nerves in my left arm and across my chest.
A lipoma, a benign, fatty tumour that is quite common on the head and neck.