acanthosis nigricans


acanthosis ni·gri·cans

noun \-ˈnig-rə-ˌkanz, -ˈnī-grə-\

Definition of ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS

: a skin disease characterized by gray-black warty patches usually situated in the axilla or groin or on elbows or knees and sometimes associated with cancer of abdominal viscera

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