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Pronunciation: lip'o-fan'er-o'sis

Definition: A change in certain cells whereby previously invisible fat becomes demonstrable as small sudanophilic droplets.

See: fatty degeneration

[lipo- + G. phaneros, visible, + -osis, condition]

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