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Pronunciation: e-las'to-fi-bro'ma

Definition: A nonencapsulated slow-growing mass of poorly cellular, collagenous, fibrous tissue and elastic tissue; occurs usually in subscapular adipose tissue of old persons.

[G. elastos, beaten, + L. fibra, -oma tumor]

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