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Pronunciation: pol'e-mi'kro-lip'o-ma-to'sis

Definition: The occurrence of multiple small, nodular, fairly discrete masses of lipid in the subcutaneous connective tissue.

[poly- + G. mikros, small, + lipoma + G. -osis, condition]

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