erythroplasia

noun
eryth·​ro·​pla·​sia | \ -ˈplā-zh(ē-)ə \

Medical Definition of erythroplasia 

: a reddened patch with a velvety surface on the oral or genital mucosa that is considered to be a precancerous lesion

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