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acantholysis

noun ac·an·thol·y·sis
\ˌak-ˌan-ˈthäl-ə-səs, ˌā-ˌkan-, ˌak-ən-\
plural ac·an·thol·y·ses \-ə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ACANTHOLYSIS

:  atrophy of the stratum spinosum of the epidermis

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