hibernoma

noun

hi·​ber·​no·​ma ˌhī-bər-ˈnō-mə How to pronounce hibernoma (audio)
plural hibernomas also hibernomata -mət-ə How to pronounce hibernoma (audio)
: a rare benign tumor that contains fat cells and resembles the brown fat of hibernating mammals

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“Hibernoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hibernoma. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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