Definition of lipomatous in US English:

lipomatous

adjective

Medicine
  • See lipoma

    • ‘In one unique carcinoma, extensive lipomatous metaplasia was observed.’
    • ‘In at least 2 cases, the possibility of a malignant lipomatous tumor could not be excluded.’
    • ‘Chondroid lipoma is a rare, benign variant of lipomatous tumor that can mimic soft tissue sarcomas.’
    • ‘MRI, however, can demonstrate the lipomatous nature of a mass and can delineate more precisely its spatial extension.’
    • ‘An incidental finding of lipomatous hypertrophy of the atrial septum and tricuspid annulus was reported.’

Pronunciation

lipomatous

/-mətəs/