epidermalization

[ ĕp′ĭ-dûr′mə-lĭ-zāshən ]

n.

The transformation of glandular or mucosal epithelium into stratified squamous epithelium.squamous metaplasia

Nearby words

  1. epidemiology,
  2. epidemy,
  3. epidendrum,
  4. epidermal cyst,
  5. epidermal ridge,
  6. epidermis,
  7. epidermitis,
  8. epidermodysplasia,
  9. epidermodysplasia verruciformis,
  10. epidermoid


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