Bowen's disease

noun

Bow·​en's disease ˈbō-ənz- How to pronounce Bowen's disease (audio)
: a precancerous lesion of the skin or mucous membranes characterized by small solid elevations covered by thickened horny tissue

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“Bowen's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bowen%27s%20disease. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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