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hibernoma (s) (noun); hibernomas, hibernomata (pl)
A rare kind of benign (harmless) tumor that some people have, consisting of brown fat that contains fetal fat tissue closely resembling the fat stored in the foot pads of hibernating animals: Hibernoma usually involves the shoulder and neck region of young adults.

The term hibernoma is also called: "fetal fat cell lipoma", "lipoma fetalocellulare", or "brown fat tumor".

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