xerosis

noun
xe·​ro·​sis | \ zi-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce xerosis (audio) \
plural xeroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce xeroses (audio) \

Medical Definition of xerosis

: abnormal dryness of a body part or tissue (as the skin or conjunctiva)

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“Xerosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/xerosis. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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