piezogenic pedal papule

[ pī-ē′zō-jĕnĭk ]

n.

Pressure-induced papules of the heel, occurring probably as a result of the herniation of fat tissue due to degeneration of dermal collagen.

Nearby words

  1. piezoelectric,
  2. piezoelectric ceramic,
  3. piezoelectric crystal,
  4. piezoelectric effect,
  5. piezoelectricity,
  6. piezomagnetic effect,
  7. piezometer,
  8. piezometry,
  9. pif,
  10. piffle


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