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- noun pathology A skin disease, sometimes associated with
cancer, exhibiting grey or black wart-like growths near the major joints.
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- noun a skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant
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From New Latin acanth ("spine") + English osis ("diseased condition") + Latin nigricans ("blackish").
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