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Pronunciation: lip'o-gran'yu-lo'ma

Definition: A nodule or focus of granulomatous inflammation (usually of the foreign-body type) in association with lipid material deposited in tissues, after the injection of certain oils.

Synonym(s): eleoma, oil tumor, oleogranuloma, oleoma

See Also: paraffinoma

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