Medical Dictionary

xanthoma


xanthoma

noun xan·tho·ma \zan-ˈthō-mə\
plural xan·tho·mas also xan·tho·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Definition of XANTHOMA

:  a fatty irregular yellow patch or nodule containing lipid-filled foam cells that occurs on the skin (as of the eyelids, neck, or back) or in internal tissue and is associated especially with disturbances of lipid metabolism
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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