dyskeratosis congenita

[kən-jĕnĭ-tə]

n.

A genetic disorder marked by nail dystrophy, oral leukoplakia, pigmentation of the cellular connective tissue of the skin, and anemia progressing to pancytopenia.

Nearby words

  1. dyshematopoiesis,
  2. dyshidrosis,
  3. dyskaryosis,
  4. dyskeratoma,
  5. dyskeratosis,
  6. dyskinesia,
  7. dyskinesia algera,
  8. dyskinesia intermittens,
  9. dyslalia,
  10. dyslexia


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