skin tag

noun

Definition of skin tag

  1. :  a small typically benign soft pendulous growth on the skin especially of the eyelids, neck, armpits, or groin

1887

First Known Use of skin tag

1887


Medical Dictionary

skin tag

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noun \-ˌtag\

Medical Definition of skin tag

  1. :  a small, soft, pendulous growth on the skin especially around the eyes or on the neck, armpits, or groin <A skin tag, a common and harmless growth, also was removed, along with some spider veins on his nose.—Laurence McQuillan, USA Today, 4 Aug. 2003> <Skin tags usually are painless, but they can become irritated by rubbing against clothing.—Mayo Clinic Health Letter, December 1992>—called also acrochordon


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