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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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"It's stuck," she says, as she reveals the innards of the multi-lobulated lipoma that had been growing on his arm for more than 30 years.
A lipoma, a fatty lump that develops between the layers of your skin.
The purpose of this article is to present an unusual case of a young male patient with seizures whose neuroimaging findings suggested type III SWS associated with extracranial lipoma in the innervation field of the ophthalmic nerve and to discuss possible differential diagnosis of this unique finding.
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La histologia del especimen concluye "lipoma submucoso de curva menor, de 35 mm de diametro".