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Meaning of XANTHOMA

Pronunciation:  zan'thowmu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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
 

XANTHOMA is a 8 letter word that starts with X.

 

 See Also: cholesterosis cutis, disease of the skin, lipid granulomatosis, lipoid granulomatosis, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem, xanthelasma, xanthoma disseminatum, xanthoma multiplex, xanthomatosis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Xan*tho"ma\, n. [NL. See {Xantho-}, and {-oma}.]
(Med.)
A skin disease marked by the development or irregular
yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids;
-- called also {xanthelasma}.

 

 

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