Bowen's disease

noun
Bow·​en's disease | \ ˈbō-ənz- How to pronounce Bowen's disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of Bowen's disease

: a precancerous lesion of the skin or mucous membranes characterized by small solid elevations covered by thickened horny tissue

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