epidermoid cyst

n.

A cyst of the dermis consisting of keratin and sebum and lined with keratin-forming epithelium.

Nearby words

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


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