acrodermatitis enteropathica

[ ĕn′tə-rō-păthĭ-kə ]

n.

A genetic defect in the malabsorption of zinc, beginning as a skin eruption on an extremity or around a body orifice, followed by hair loss and diarrhea or other gastrointestinal disturbances.

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