from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A benign tumor composed chiefly of fat cells.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A nonmalignant tumor comprising fat cells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tumor consisting of fat or adipose tissue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a tumor formed of fatty tissue. Also called adipoma and liparocele.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tumor consisting of fatty tissue


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