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lichenification

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noun li·chen·i·fi·ca·tion \lī-ˌken-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌlī-kən-\

Medical Definition of lichenification

  1. :  the process by which skin becomes hardened and leathery or lichenoid usually as a result of chronic irritation; also :  a patch of skin so modified


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