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- n. epidermal thickening characterized by visible and palpable thickening of the skin with accentuated skin markings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Conversion of a portion of the skin, usually about the flexures of the joints, into a condition resembling lichen planus.
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Finally, he will look for the signs of lichenification - a solidifying of the skin that is common in eczema sufferers.
Patients suffer from recurrent flares of intense itching, dryness and redness of the skin, with weeping of clear fluid in the acute stage, and skin thickening (lichenification) in the chronic stage.