[ muh-luhs-kuhm ]

noun,plural mol·lus·ca [muh-luhs-kuh]. /məˈlʌs kə/. Pathology.
  1. any of various skin conditions characterized by soft, rounded tumors.

Origin of molluscum

1805–15; <New Latin, Latin: fungus, noun use of neuter of molluscus soft; akin to mollis soft

Other words from molluscum

  • mol·lus·cous, adjective

Words Nearby molluscum Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023