Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A loosening of the epidermis from the next underlying layer of the skin.

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Examples

  • A phenomenon called epidermolysis would be visible, in which the epidermis loosens from the underlying dermis and the nails fall off, exposing the nail beds and giving the impression of new growth.

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  • Now sulforaphane has demonstrated new skills in treating a genetic skin blistering disorder called epidermolysis bullosa simplex EBS, Pierre Coulombe and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore report at the American Society for Cell Biology 47th Annual Meeting.

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  • This is the face of a rare genetic disease called epidermolysis bullosa, or EB - and researchers believe they have found a treatment that will ease the suffering of those afflicted and help prolong their lives.

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  • This is the face of a rare genetic disease called epidermolysis bullosa, or EB -- and researchers believe they have found a treatment that will ease the suffering of those afflicted and help prolong their lives.

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  • RegeneRx said it will use proceeds from the offering to fund its ongoing research, including a proposed Phase 2 clinical trial for heart attacks and an ongoing Phase 2 clinical test to treat a skin defect called epidermolysis bullosa. moved its corporate headquarters from Bethesda to Rockville earlier this year to lower costs and allow for potential expansion.

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  • Dec 04, 2008 | not rated yet | no comments yet Stem cells derived from bone marrow may serve as a novel therapeutic option to treat a disease called epidermolysis bullosa

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  • The proceeds from the sale will go to the British Forces Foundation, mental health charity Combat Stress, and Debra, an organisation dedicated to helping those with the genetic skin blistering condition epidermolysis bullosa.

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  • Wilander bought the Winnebago in 2000, when he and his wife moved their family from Greenwich, Conn., to Sun Valley, where the air is cool and dry, ideal conditions for their son, Erik, who has epidermolysis bullosa, a rare skin disease.

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  • Fifteen percent of proceeds help to raise awareness for epidermolysis bullosa, a rare skin disease that affects children.

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  • I have read of similar problems faced by people with epidermolysis bullosa, that the bandages they need to cover their wounds are simply not covered at all.

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