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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acanthoma, skin tumor(noun)

    a neoplasm originating in the epidermis

Wiktionary

  1. acanthoma(Noun)

    A neoplasm of the prickle cell layer of the skin

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  1. Acanthoma

    An acanthoma is a skin neoplasm composed of squamous or epidermal cells. It is located in the prickle cell layer. Types of acanthoma include pilar sheath acanthoma, a benign follicular tumor usually of the upper lip; clear cell acanthoma, a benign tumor found most frequently on the legs; and Degos acanthoma, often confused with but unrelated to Degos disease.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Acanthoma

    A neoplasm composed of squamous or epidermal cells.


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