Literally meaning: “growth of lipoid vessel”
Origin: Anc Greek
αγγείο/aggio (=vessel, receptacle) > άγγος/aggos(=tube)
+(-ωμα)/(-oma)=suffix denoting state or condition of mass growth
DefinitionAngiolipoma is a rare and benign yellowish tumour which is formed under the skin and composed mainly of adipose tissue and large number of blood vessels.