hibernoma

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hibernoma

 [hi″ber-no´mah]
a rare benign tumor made up of large polyhedral cells with a coarsely granular cytoplasm, occurring on the back or around the hips.

hi·ber·no·ma

(hī'bĕr-nō'mă),
A rare type of benign neoplasm in humans, consisting of brown fat that resembles the fat in certain hibernating animals; individual tumor cells contain multiple lipid droplets.
See also: brown fat.
[L. hibernus, pertaining to winter, + G. -ōma, tumor]

hi·ber·no·ma

(hī'bĕr-nō'mă)
A rare benign neoplasm consisting of brown fat that resembles the fat in hibernating animals.
[L. hibernus, pertaining to winter, + G. -ōma, tumor]