xanthoma


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xan·tho·ma

 (zăn-thō′mə)
n. pl. xan·tho·mas or xan·tho·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A yellowish-orange, lipid-filled nodule or papule in the skin, often on an eyelid or over a joint.

xan·thom′a·tous (-thŏm′ə-təs) adj.

xanthoma

(zænˈθəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) pathol the presence in the skin of fatty yellow or brownish plaques or nodules, esp on the eyelids, caused by a disorder of lipid metabolism

xanthoma

a skin disease characterized by the formation of yellow neoplastic growths, affecting especially the eyelids. Also called xanthelasma. — xanthomatous, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xanthoma - a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
xanthelasma - xanthoma of the eyelids; occurs chiefly in the elderly
xanthoma disseminatum - rare chronic xanthoma of adults in which orange or brownish papules develop on many surfaces of the body
cholesterosis cutis, lipid granulomatosis, lipoid granulomatosis, xanthoma multiplex, xanthomatosis - widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism
Translations

xan·tho·ma

n. xantoma, formación tumoral de placas o nódulos en la piel;
diabetic ______ diabético;
disseminated ______ diseminado;
eruptive ______ eruptivo;
planar ______ plano;
___ tendinosum___ tendinoso;
___ tuberosum___ tuberoso.

xanthoma

n xantoma m
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