Medical Dictionary

acrodermatitis enteropathica

noun acrodermatitis en·tero·path·i·ca \-ˌent-ə-rō-ˈpath-i-kə\

Medical Definition of ACRODERMATITIS ENTEROPATHICA

:  a severe human skin and gastrointestinal disease inherited as a recessive autosomal trait that is characterized by the symptoms of zinc deficiency and clears up when zinc is added to the diet

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