cutis rhomboidalis nuchae

[rŏm′boi-dālĭs nōōkē, nyōō-]


A condition in which the skin on the back of the neck becomes leathery and furrowed and appears to have rhomboid configurations, caused by aging or prolonged exposure to sunlight.

Nearby words

  1. cutis anserina,
  2. cutis hyperelastica,
  3. cutis laxa,
  4. cutis marmorata,
  5. cutis plate,
  6. cutis vera,
  7. cutis verticis gyrata,
  8. cutisector,
  9. cutlass,
  10. cutlass fish

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