[ ĕp′ĭ-dûr′moid′ ]
Composed of or resembling epidermal tissue.
A cystic tumor made up of abnormal epidermal cells.
- epidermodysplasia verruciformis,
- epidermoid carcinoma,
- epidermoid cyst,
- epidermolysis bullosa,
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Examples from the Web for epidermoid
The office of the epidermoid papillæ appears purely mechanical.
It secures to me a clean screen between my epidermoid and seal-skin integuments.Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack|Elisha Kent Kane
The keratoid cancer is one which presents the horn-like transformation of its epidermoid cells.