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Adipose Tumor

Definition of the noun adipose tumor

What does adipose tumor mean as a name of something?


  1. a tumor consisting of fatty tissue
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of adipose tumor: lipoma
    • more generic words: neoplasm / tumor / tumour = an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose

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Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

adipose tumor. See lipoma. adiposis dolorosa. See Dercum's disease. adiposogenital dystrophy /ad'ipo'sojen'itol/ [L, adeps + genitalis, generation], a disorder occurring in males, characterized by genital ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

adipose tumor. See lipoma. adiposis dolorosa. See Dercum's disease. adiposogenital dystrophy /ad′ipō′sōjen′itəl / [L, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

Adipose tumor, a lipoma--Aneurismal tumor, an aneurism.

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

adipose tumor See LIPOMA. adiposis (éd'e-po'sis) N. 1. condition in which there is an abnormal amount of fat present in the body because of overeating, a metabolic disorder, or glandular malfunction. 2. corpulence, obesity. adiposuria ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Adipose tumor, a lipoma-Aneurismal tumor, an aneurism.—Apostoli's method for the treatment of fibroid ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Adipose tumor, a lipoma — Aneurismal tumor, an aneurism.— Apostolus method for the treatment of fibroid tumor of the uterus, destruction of the tumor by electrolysis. — Benign tumor, a tumor which does not recur, as a rule, after removal, and ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1891)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

Adipose tumor, a lipoma.- Aneurismal tumor, an aneurism. —Apostoli's method for the treatment of fibroid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1844)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Adipose tumor, formed of fatty, unorganized substances. LIPPITUDO (lippus, blear-eyed). Blearedness; a chronic catarrhal inflammation of the eyelids.

Google previewA Comprehensive Medical Dictionary Containing the Pronunciation,etymology,and Signification of the Terms Made Use of in Medicine and the Kindred Sciences (1874)

With an Appendix,comprising a Complete List of All the More Important Articles of the Materia Medica,arranged According to the Medicinal Properties [etc.]. by Joseph Thomas

Sometimes applied to an adipose tumor of the brain, from its waxy appcarnnce; called also lartiaceou* degeneration. .Ce>'u*lln. [Clernll'na; from c/e- rV/w«, "blue .

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