solar cheilitis

[sōlər]

n.

Mucosal atrophy, crusting, and fissuring of the border of the lips in old individuals, resulting from chronic exposure to sunlight.actinic cheilitis

Nearby words

  1. solar apex,
  2. solar battery,
  3. solar cell,
  4. solar cells,
  5. solar chariot,
  6. solar collector,
  7. solar constant,
  8. solar cycle,
  9. solar day,
  10. solar eclipse


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