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epidermolysis bullosa

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noun epidermolysis bul·lo·sa \-bə-ˈlō-sə\

Medical Definition of epidermolysis bullosa

  1. :  any of a group of inherited disorders of variable severity marked especially by the formation of large fluid-filled blisters which develop chiefly in response to minor mechanical trauma—see dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, epidermolysis bullosa simplex, junctional epidermolysis bullosa


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