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epidermolysis bullosa

/ (ˌɛpɪdɜːˈmɒlɪsɪs bʊˈləʊzə) /
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noun
a group of genetic disorders causing blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. In simple cases the blistering is induced by injury, but in serious cases it occurs spontaneously
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Medical definitions for epidermolysis bullosa

epidermolysis bullosa
[ bə-lōsə ]

n.
Any of a group of inherited chronic noninflammatory skin diseases in which large blisters and erosions develop after slight trauma.
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