Epstein's pearls

noun plural
Ep·​stein's pearls | \ ˈep-ˌstīnz- How to pronounce Epstein's pearls (audio) , -ˌstēnz- How to pronounce Epstein's pearls (audio) \

Medical Definition of Epstein's pearls

: temporary small white cysts that occur along the midline of the hard palate of many newborn infants

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“Epstein's pearls.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Epstein%27s%20pearls. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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