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acrochordon

[ ak-ruh-kawr-don ]
/ ˌæk rəˈkɔr dɒn /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
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Origin of acrochordon

First recorded in 1550–70; from Latin acrochordōn, from Greek akrochordṓn “wart with a thin neck, skin tag, skin polyp,” equivalent to acro- + -chordṓn, derivative of chordḗ “string, chord”; see origin at acro-, chord1
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