from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Composed of or resembling epidermal tissue: epidermoid carcinoma.
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- adj. Of, pertaining to or composed of epidermal tissue
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like epidermis; pertaining to the epidermis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as epidermatoid, 2.
- n. A tumor composed of cells resembling those of, or derived from, the epidermis.
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These ones are called epidermoid cysts, and they may occur alone.
There, the doctors diagnosed Lacks with stage I epidermoid carcinoma of the cervix, which would require her to have radiation treatments a few times a month.
If you guessed that it was also an epidermoid tumor, you get double credit.
When he thumbed the power switch woven into the back, the opaque epidermoid sprang to life.
With each subsequent failed request, the epidermoid was able to build greater density into the constantly metamorphosing mask.
Dermoid cysts of the ovary may consist only of a wall of connective tissue lined with epidermis and containing distinctly epidermic scales which, however, may be rolled up in firm masses of a more or less soapy consistency; this variety is called by Orth epidermoid cyst; or, according to Warren, a form of cyst made up of skin containing small and ill-defined papillæ, but rich in hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
Orth epidermoid cyst; or, according to Warren, a form of cyst made up of skin containing small and ill-defined papillae, but rich in hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
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H/E and Toluidin blue staining shows acanthosis, hyperkeratosis, spongiosis, epidermoid cysts and massive infiltration of mast cells in the dermis of the N1N2K5 derived graft.
Postnatal inactivation of Notch signaling in murine skin leads to hyperkeratinization of the epidermis, formation of epidermoid cysts in the dermis, and loss of subcutaneous fat.