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lipoma (n.)

"fatty tumor" (plural lipomata), 1830, medical Latin, from Greek lipos "fat" (n.), from PIE root *leip- "to stick, adhere," also used to form words for "fat," + -oma. Related: Lipomatous.

updated on May 08, 2017

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Definitions of lipoma from WordNet

lipoma (n.)
a tumor consisting of fatty tissue;
Synonyms: adipose tumor
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.