xerosis

noun

xe·​ro·​sis zi-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce xerosis (audio)
plural xeroses -ˌsēz How to pronounce xerosis (audio)
: 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 29 Nov. 2023.

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