Associations to the word «Xeroderma»

Wiktionary

XERODERMA, noun. (pathology) any of various skin diseases characterised by dry hard scaly skin, especially ichthyosis
XERODERMA PIGMENTOSUM, noun. (medicine) A rare genetic disorder in which DNA damaged by ultraviolet light is not repaired and the skin becomes sensitive to such light; a skin cancer that can subsequently develop

Dictionary definition

XERODERMA, noun. A mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope