epidermolysis

[ ĕp′ĭ-dər-mŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

A condition in which the epidermis is loosely attached to the dermis and readily detaches or forms blisters.

Nearby words

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


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