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skin tag

[ skin-tag ]
/ ˈskɪn ˌtæg /
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noun

a small, soft, pendulous benign growth of skin, generally found at eyelids, armpits, neck, groin, and other skin creases and folds.

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Also called acrochordon .

Origin of skin tag

First recorded in 1885–90
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skin tag

n.

An outgrowth of epidermal and dermal fibrovascular tissue.acrochordon soft wart
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