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Xeroderma


Xeˊro-der′ma

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Noun.
[NL., fr. Gr.
ξηρόσ
dry +
δέρμα
skin.]
(Med.)
(a)
Ichthyosis.
(b)
A skin disease characterized by the presence of numerous small pigmented spots resembling freckles, with which are subsequently mingled spots of atrophied skin.

Definition 2021


xeroderma

xeroderma

English

Noun

xeroderma (plural xerodermas or xerodermata)

  1. (pathology) Any of various skin diseases characterised by dry hard scaly skin, especially ichthyosis.

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Italian

Etymology

xero- + derma

Noun

xeroderma m (plural xerodermi)

  1. xeroderma

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