ac·​an·​tho·​sis -ˈthō-səs How to pronounce acanthosis (audio)
plural acanthoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce acanthosis (audio)
: a benign overgrowth of the stratum spinosum of the skin
acanthotic adjective

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“Acanthosis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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