Definition of Xanthoma

1. Noun. A skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism.




Definition of Xanthoma

1. n. A skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; -- called also xanthelasma.

2. n. A skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; -- called also xanthelasma.

Definition of Xanthoma

1. Noun. (medicine) A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint ¹

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Definition of Xanthoma

1. a skin disease [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Xanthoma

1. A benign lesion composed of lipid laden foam cells, which are histiocytes containing cytoplasmic lipid material. Also called xanthelasma and causes yellow lesions under the skin. (09 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xanthoma

xanthodermic
xanthoderms
xanthodont
xanthogen
xanthogenate
xanthogenates
xanthogenic
xanthogenic acid
xanthogens
xanthogranuloma
xanthogranulomas
xanthogranulomata
xanthogranulomatous
xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis
xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
xanthoma (current term)
xanthoma diabeticorum
xanthoma disseminatum
xanthoma multiplex
xanthoma palpebrarum
xanthoma planum
xanthoma tuberosum
xanthoma tuberosum simplex
xanthomas
xanthomata
xanthomatoses
xanthomatosis
xanthomatosis bulbi
xanthomatotic
xanthomatous

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