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acanthosis nigricans


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  • n. A skin disease, sometimes associated with cancer, exhibiting grey or black wart-like growths near the major joints.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant


From New Latin acanth ("spine") + English osis ("diseased condition") + Latin nigricans ("blackish"). (Wiktionary)


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