peau d'orange

[ pō′ dô-räɴzh ]

n.

A swollen pitted skin surface overlying carcinoma of the breast in which there is both stromal infiltration and lymphatic obstruction with edema.

Nearby words

  1. pyrophotometer,
  2. pyrophyllite,
  3. pyroracemic acid,
  4. pyrosis,
  5. pyrostat,
  6. pyrosulfuric,
  7. pyrosulfuric acid,
  8. pyrosulphate,
  9. pyrosulphuric acid,
  10. pyrotechnic


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