Definitions for xanthoma
a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism
A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint
Origin: From xantho- + -oma.
a skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; -- called also xanthelasma