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kraurosis

[ kraw-roh-sis ]
/ krɔˈroʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
atrophy and shrinkage of the skin, especially of the vulva.
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Origin of kraurosis

1885–90; <Greek kraûr(os) dry, brittle + -osis

OTHER WORDS FROM kraurosis

krau·rot·ic [kraw-rot-ik], /krɔˈrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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