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acroosteolysis

[ ăk′rō-ŏs′tē-ŏlĭ-sĭs ]
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n.

A disorder that is usually congenital but may also be acquired by exposure to vinyl chloride, marked by ulcers on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.

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