pseudoxanthoma etymology

English word pseudoxanthoma comes from English pseudo- (False, not genuine, fake.), English xanthoma

Detailed word origin of pseudoxanthoma

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pseudo- English (eng) False, not genuine, fake.
xanthoma English (eng) (medicine) A small, yellow nodule, rich in cholesterol and other lipids, that occurs in the skin, often near a joint.
pseudoxanthoma English (eng) (pathology) Any of several diseases of tendons and other tissues having some characteristics of true xanthomas.

Words with the same origin as pseudoxanthoma

Descendants of pseudo-
polypseudorotaxane pseudo pseudoallergic pseudobranchial pseudocompact pseudoconcave pseudoconvex pseudodementia pseudodiffusion pseudodiscipline pseudoenvironmentalist pseudofruit pseudogenome pseudoholomorphic pseudohyponatremia pseudolithiasis pseudomerohedry pseudomusical pseudoradical pseudoresponse pseudoreversible pseudoriparian pseudoseasonal pseudowire
Descendants of xanthoma