lipophagic granuloma n.
A lesion formed as a result of the inflammatory reaction provoked by pockets of necrosis in subcutaneous fat, as in certain types of traumatic injury.
lipophil lip·o·phil (lĭp’ə-fĭl’) n. A substance having an affinity for, tending to combine with, or capable of dissolving in lipids. lip’o·phil’ic adj. & n.
[lip-uh-fil-ik, lahy-puh-] /ˌlɪp əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌlaɪ pə-/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. having a strong affinity for lipids. 2. promoting the dissolvability or absorbability of lipids. /ˌlɪpəʊˈfɪlɪk/ adjective 1. (chem) having an affinity for lipids
/ˈlɪpəʊˌplɑːst/ noun 1. (botany) a small particle in plant cytoplasm, esp that of seeds, in which fat is stored
/ˌlɪpəʊˌpɒlɪˈsækəˌraɪd/ noun 1. a molecule, consisting of lipid and polysaccharide components, that is the main constituent of the cell walls of Gram-negative bacteria