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parakeratosis

noun para·ker·a·to·sis \ ˌpar-ə-ˌker-ə-ˈtō-səs \

medical Definition of parakeratosis

plural parakeratoses play \-ˌsēz\
: an abnormality of the horny layer of the skin resulting in a disturbance in the process of keratinization

parakeratotic

play \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

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