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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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According to a medical study done in 2008, lipomas in the larynx "can sometimes be deadly" because they might cause airway obstruction.