acanthoma

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Etymology[edit]

acanth +‎ -oma (tumor consisting of a specified cell)[1]

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acanthoma (plural acanthomas or acanthomata)

  1. (medicine) A neoplasm of the prickle cell layer of the skin
    • 1922, James Ewing, Neoplastic Diseases, page 822:
      Warts, both simple and venereal, may be the starting-points of acanthoma.

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  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)