lipoma


li·po·ma

noun \lī-ˈpō-mə, li-\
plural li·po·mas also li·po·ma·ta \-mə-tə\

Definition of LIPOMA

:  a tumor of fatty tissue
li·po·ma·tous \-mə-təs\ adjective

Origin of LIPOMA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1830

li·po·ma

noun \li-ˈpō-mə, lī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural li·po·mas also li·po·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of LIPOMA

: a tumor of fatty tissue
li·po·ma·tous \-mət-əs\ adjective

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