Medical Dictionary

acanthosis

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noun ac·an·tho·sis \-ˈthō-səs\

Medical Definition of acanthosis

plural

acanthoses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  a benign overgrowth of the stratum spinosum of the skin

acanthotic

\-ˈthät-ik\play adjective

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