Xanthomatosis Definition

zănthō-mə-tōsĭs
noun
A metabolic disorder characterized by excessive accumulation of lipids in the body and a resulting spread of xanthomas.
American Heritage Medicine
Synonyms:
lipoid granulomatosislipid granulomatosischolesterosis cutisxanthoma multiplex

Other Word Forms of Xanthomatosis

Noun

Singular:
xanthomatosis
Plural:
xanthomatoses

Origin of Xanthomatosis

  • New Latin xanthōma xanthōmat- xanthoma (xantho–) (–oma) –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From xanthoma +"Ž -osis.

    From Wiktionary

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