kraurosis

noun
krau·​ro·​sis | \ krȯ-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce kraurosis (audio) \
plural krauroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce krauroses (audio) \

Medical Definition of kraurosis

: atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane especially of the vulva where it is often a precancerous lesion

Other Words from kraurosis

kraurotic \ -​ˈrät-​ik How to pronounce kraurotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Kraurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/kraurosis. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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