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Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-mī′ō-li-pō′mă

Definition: A benign neoplasm of adipose tissue (lipoma) in which muscle cells and vascular structures are fairly conspicuous; most commonly a renal tumor containing smooth muscle, often associated with tuberous sclerosis.

[angio- + G. mys, muscle, + lipos, fat, + -oma, tumor]

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