from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A metabolic disorder characterized by excessive accumulation of lipids in the body and a resulting spread of xanthomas.
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- noun medicine A disorder in which excess
lipidaccumulates in the body and produces xanthomas
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- noun widespread xanthomas (especially on elbows and knees); often associated with a disorder of lipid metabolism
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[New Latin xanthōma, xanthōmat-, xanthoma (xantho– + –oma) + –osis.]
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From xanthoma + -osis.