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affected with or of the nature of lipoma.
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Pertaining to or manifesting the features of lipoma, or characterized by the presence of a lipoma (or lipomas).
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Pertaining to or manifesting the features of a lipoma, or characterized by the presence of a lipoma (or lipomas).
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(li-po'ma ) [ lipo- + -oma, ]
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A benign fatty tumor. They often appear in crops on the arms or trunk but are not metastatic. lipomatous ('mat-us), adjective See: illustration; chondrolipoma

lipoma arborescens

An abnormal treelike accumulation of fatty tissue in a joint.

cystic lipoma

A lipoma containing cysts.

diffuse lipoma

A lipoma not definitely circumscribed.

lipoma diffusum renis

A condition in which fat displaces parenchyma of the kidney. Synonym: lipomatosis renis

lipoma durum

A lipoma with marked hypertrophy of the fibrous stroma and capsule.

nasal lipoma

A fibrous growth of the subcutaneous tissue of the nostrils.

osseous lipoma

A lipoma in which the connective tissue has undergone calcareous degeneration.

lipoma telangiectodes

A rare form of lipoma containing a large number of blood vessels.
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Pertaining to a LIPOMA.
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[3] reviewed 91 lipomatous tumors and identified sclerosing histology to be associated with higher likelihood of local failure.
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