Definitions for acanthosis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acanthosis(noun)

    an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)


  1. acanthosis(Noun)

    A benign abnormal thickening of the stratum spinosum layer of the epidermis


  1. Acanthosis

    Acanthosis is diffuse epidermal hyperplasia. It implies increased thickness of the Malpighian layer.


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