epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

noun
epidermolysis bullosa ac·​qui·​si·​ta | \ -ˌak-wə-ˈsīt-ə How to pronounce epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (audio) \

Medical Definition of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita

: an autoimmune skin disorder similar to epidermolysis bullosa that occurs in adults and is usually associated with another disorder (as Crohn's disease or diabetes)

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“Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epidermolysis%20bullosa%20acquisita. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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