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Xanthoma


Xan-tho′ma

,
Noun.
[NL. See
Xantho-
, and
-oma
.]
(Med.)
A skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; – called also
xanthelasma
.

Definition 2021


xanthoma

xanthoma

English

Noun

xanthoma (plural xanthomas or xanthomata)

  1. (medicine) A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint

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