acanthokeratodermia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek akanth (akanth, spiny) + keras (keras, horn) + derma (derma, skin)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˌkæn.θoʊˌkɜɹ.ə.toʊˈdɝ.mi.ə/

Noun[edit]

acanthokeratodermia (plural acanthokeratodermias)

  1. (pathology) A thickening of the horny portion of the skin on the hand palms and soles of the feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas, Clayton L., ed. Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 5th. Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co., 1993.