sailor's skin

noun

sail·​or's skin ˈsā-lərz- How to pronounce sailor's skin (audio)
: skin of exposed portions of the body marked by warty thickening, pigmentation, and presenile keratosis and often considered to be precancerous and to lead to formation of epitheliomas

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“Sailor's skin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sailor%27s%20skin. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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