acrogeria

noun

ac·​ro·​ge·​ria -ˈjer-ē-ə How to pronounce acrogeria (audio) -ˈjir- How to pronounce acrogeria (audio)
: a rare congenital disorder that is chiefly characterized by thinning and wrinkling of the skin of the hands, feet, and often face giving the appearance of premature aging and that results from the loss of subcutaneous fat and collagen

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“Acrogeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acrogeria. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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