lipomatosis

noun
li·​po·​ma·​to·​sis | \ li-ˌpō-mə-ˈtō-səs, lī- How to pronounce lipomatosis (audio) \
plural lipomatoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce lipomatoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of lipomatosis

: any of several abnormal conditions marked by local or generalized deposits of fat or replacement of other tissue by fat specifically : the presence of multiple lipomas

Comments on lipomatosis

What made you want to look up lipomatosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a wrong name or inappropriate designation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!