fibroxanthoma etymology

English word fibroxanthoma comes from English xanthoma, English fibro- (Fibre/fiber; fibrous.)

Detailed word origin of fibroxanthoma

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
xanthoma English (eng) (medicine) A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint.
fibro- English (eng) Fibre/fiber; fibrous.
fibroxanthoma English (eng) (medicine) A fibrous bone lesion that is usually asymptomatic and discovered as an incidental X-ray finding.

Words with the same origin as fibroxanthoma

Descendants of xanthoma
Descendants of fibro-
fibroadenoma fibroatherotic fibroatrophy fibrocalcific fibrocartilage fibrocystic fibrodysplasia fibroelastoma fibroepithelial fibroferrite fibrofibrinous fibrogenic fibrohistiocytoma fibroid fibroinflammatory fibrolamellar fibrolite fibroma fibronodular fibropapilloma fibrosclerosis fibrosclerotic fibrosis fibrothorax