acanthosis

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acanthosis. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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