Xanthoma definition

zăn-thōmə
A yellowish-orange, lipid-filled nodule or papule in the skin, often on an eyelid or over a joint.
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A small tumor, esp. of the skin, formed by a deposit of lipids, often in a soft, rounded, yellowish mass.
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A yellowish-orange, lipid-filled nodule or papule in the skin, often on an eyelid or over a joint.
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(medicine) A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
xanthoma
Plural:
xanthomas, xanthomata

Origin of xanthoma

  • From xantho- + -oma.

    From Wiktionary