Definition of Steatoma

1. n. A cyst containing matter like suet.



Definition of Steatoma

1. Noun. (medicine) A cyst containing matter like suet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steatoma

1. a tumour [n -S] - See also: tumour

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steatoma

stearins
stearolic
stearone
stearones
stearoptene
stearoptenes
stearoyl
stearoyls
stears
stearyl
steatite
steatites
steatitic
steatocystoma
steatohepatitis
steatoma (current term)
steatomas
steatomata
steatomatous
steatopyga
steatopygia
steatopygian
steatopygias
steatopygic
steatopygous
steatorrheas
steatosis
steatotic

Literary usage of Steatoma

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1. Essentials of diseases of the skin by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1897)
"steatoma, or sebaceous cyst, appears as a variously-sized, elevated, ... What are the favorite regions for the development of steatoma? ..."

2. A Manual of the practice of medicine: Prepared Especially for Students by Arthur Albert Stevens (1892)
"A steatoma, or wen, is a cyst resulting from the retention of secretion in a sebaceous gland. DIAGNOSIS. Fatty Tumors.—Fatty tumors are rare on the scalp; ..."

3. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1916)
"A small amount of soluble rose or oil of bergamot should be added, and the ointment may be thoroughly rubbed into the skin once or twice daily. steatoma. ..."

4. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"A small amount of soluble rose or oil of bergamot should be added, and the ointment may be thoroughly rubbed into the skin once or twice daily. steatoma. ..."

5. Treatise on Diseases of the Skin for the Use of Advanced Students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1914)
"The careful application of soft soap sufficiently long to produce a mild dermatitis is also likely to have the same result. steatoma Synonyms. ..."

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