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keratoderma

[ ker-uh-toh-dur-muh ]
/ ˌkɛr ə toʊˈdɜr mə /
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noun Pathology.

a disease of the horny layer of the skin, especially of the soles or palms.

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Also ker·a·to·der·mi·a [ker-uh-toh-dur-mee-uh]. /ˌkɛr ə toʊˈdɜr mi ə/.

Origin of keratoderma

First recorded in 1930–35; kerato- + derma1
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Medical definitions for keratoderma

keratoderma
[ kĕr′ə-tō-dûrmə ]

n.

A horny covering or growth, especially of the skin.
A generalized thickening of the stratum corneum.
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