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acanthosis in Medicine

acanthosis

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n. pl. ac•an•tho•ses (-sēz′)
  1. An increase in the thickness of the prickle cell layer of the epidermis; hyperacanthosis.
Related formsac′an•thotic (-thŏtĭk) adj.
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