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Princeton's WordNet

  1. xanthomatosis, xanthoma multiplex, cholesterosis cutis, lipid granulomatosis, lipoid granulomatosis(noun)

    widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism


  1. xanthomatosis(Noun)

    A disorder in which excess lipid accumulates in the body and produces xanthomas

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Xanthomatosis

    A condition marked by the development of widespread xanthomas, yellow tumor-like structures filled with lipid deposits. Xanthomas can be found in a variety of tissues including the SKIN; TENDONS; joints of KNEES and ELBOWS. Xanthomatosis is associated with disturbance of LIPID METABOLISM and formation of FOAM CELLS.

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