sicca complex

[sĭkə]

n.

Dryness of the mucous membranes, as of the eyes and mouth, in the absence of a connective tissue disease.

Nearby words

  1. sic semper tyrannis,
  2. sic transit gloria mundi,
  3. sic.,
  4. sica,
  5. sicanian,
  6. sicca syndrome,
  7. siccant,
  8. siccar,
  9. siccative,
  10. sicced


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