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Introduction: Lipoma

Description of Lipoma

Lipoma (medical condition): Tumor of fat cells usually just under the skin...more »

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Lipoma: A benign, encapsulated lipomatous tumor composed of mature adipose (fatty) tissue. -- 2003
Source: Diseases Database

Lipoma: A benign tumor composed of fat cells (ADIPOCYTES). It can be surrounded by a thin layer of connective tissue (encapsulated), or diffuse without the capsule.
Source: MeSH 2007

Lipoma: Related Topics

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Lipoma as a Disease

Lipoma (medical condition): See Lipoma (disease information).
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Lipoma: Related Diseases

Lipoma: Lipoma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Lipoma: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Lipoma:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Lipoma

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Lipoma

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lipoma

The following list attempts to classify Lipoma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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