epidermoid

[ ĕp′ĭ-dûrmoid′ ]

adj.

Composed of or resembling epidermal tissue.

n.

A cystic tumor made up of abnormal epidermal cells.

Nearby words

  1. epidermalization,
  2. epidermis,
  3. epidermitis,
  4. epidermodysplasia,
  5. epidermodysplasia verruciformis,
  6. epidermoid carcinoma,
  7. epidermoid cyst,
  8. epidermolysis,
  9. epidermolysis bullosa,
  10. epidermophyton


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