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Pronunciation: mik'so-li-po'ma

Definition: A benign neoplasm of adipose tissue in which portions of the tumor resemble mucoid mesenchymal tissue.

Synonym(s): lipoma myxomatodes, myxoma lipomatosum

[myxo- + G. lipos, fat, + -oma, tumor]

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