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pseudoacanthosis nigricans in Medicine

pseudoacanthosis nigricans

(sōō′dō-ăk′ăn-thōsĭs nīgrĭ-kănz′, nĭgrĭ-)
n.
  1. Acanthosis nigricans occurring secondary to maceration of the skin from excessive sweating, or in obese adults who have dark complexions, or in association with endocrine disorders.
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