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pseudoacanthosis nigricans

pseudoacanthosis nigricans in Medicine

pseudoacanthosis nigricans pseu·do·ac·an·tho·sis ni·gri·cans (sōō'dō-āk'ān-thō'sĭs nī'grĭ-kānz', nĭg'rĭ-)
n.
Acanthosis nigricans occurring secondary to maceration of the skin from excessive sweating, or in obese adults who have dark complexions, or in association with endocrine disorders.

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