Associations to the word «Xanthoma»

Wiktionary

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

Dictionary definition

XANTHOMA, 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.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope