hairy leukoplakia

n.

A white raised lesion having keratin projections on its surface and appearing on the tongue and occasionally on the buccal mucosa of patients with AIDS.

Nearby words

  1. harmonic mean,
  2. harmonic minor scale,
  3. harmonic motion,
  4. harmonic oscillator,
  5. harmonic progression,
  6. harmonic suture,
  7. harmonic tone,
  8. harmonica,
  9. harmonicon,
  10. harmonics


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