kraurosis

noun

krau·​ro·​sis krȯ-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce kraurosis (audio)
plural krauroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce kraurosis (audio)
: atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane especially of the vulva where it is often a precancerous lesion
kraurotic adjective

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“Kraurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/kraurosis. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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