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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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Sargassum, another seaweed member of the algae, is used to reduce ovarian cysts, breast nodes, lymph nodes and lipomas (benign fat tumours).
Spinal lipomas are benign tumors that are usually divided into extradural and intradural types.
The same technique is also occasionally used as part of the treatment of certain conditions such as gynaecomastia (the development of breast tissue in men), and lipomas (non-cancerous fatty lumps).
A 65-year-old patient with multiple lipomas of various body regions presented to the Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic in Bialystok to treat a giant lipoma of the face and neck.
26) As ancillary tools, MDM2 and CDK4 are becoming increasingly popular immunohistochemical markers for well-differentiated liposarcomas because they are essentially never overexpressed in benign lipomas.
Lipomas are the most common benign tumours occurring in anatomical sites with adipose tissue throughout the body.
Colonic lipomas are relatively uncommon and frequently asymptomatic; however, lipoma larger than 2 cm in size are more likely to cause complications.
2-7) Most of the intracranial lesions described histologically are lipomas consisting of fatty tissue separated into lobules by strands of connective tissue.
Subcutaneous tumors such as lipomas, neurofibromas, and hemangiomas should be included in the differential diagnosis.
Lipomas are known to occur on the right side with male predominance as opposed to myelolipomas, which have no gender or site predilection.
Fine needle aspiration diagnosis is a very simple, easy available tool for the diagnosis of such multiple lipomas, which, characteristically, reveal clusters of mature adipose tissue.