Definition of "xanthomatosis" [xanthomatosis]

  • A metabolic disorder characterized by excessive accumulation of lipids in the body and a resulting spread of xanthomas. (noun)

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Use "xanthomatosis" in a sentence
  • "CTX, or cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis, is so obscure that even seasoned doctors misdiagnose it."
  • "A xanthoma (or xanthomata or xanthomatosis) (from Greek xanthos,??????,"
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