geroderma

[ jĕr′ō-dûrmə ]

n.

Thinning of the skin accompanied by the loss of elasticity and subcutaneous fat, as in the aging process.

Nearby words

  1. germproof,
  2. germs,
  3. germy,
  4. gernsback,
  5. gero-,
  6. gerodontics,
  7. geromorphism,
  8. gerona,
  9. geronimo,
  10. gerontal


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