Xanthoma Xan*tho"ma, n. [NL. See {Xantho-}, and {-oma}.] (Med.) A skin disease marked by the development or irregular yellowish patches upon the skin, especially upon the eyelids; -- called also {xanthelasma}. [1913 Webster]

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