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erythroplakia

[ ĭ-rĭth′rō-plākē-ə ]

n.

A red, velvety, plaquelike lesion of the mucous membrane, the formation of which often indicates a precancerous condition.

Nearby words

erythrophagia, erythrophagocytosis, erythrophil, erythrophilic, erythrophobia, erythroplakia, erythroplasia, erythroplasia of queyrat, erythropoiesis, erythropoietic porphyria, erythropoietic protoporphyria
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