Definitions for acanthosis

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  1. acanthosis(noun)

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

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  1. acanthosis(Noun)

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

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  1. Acanthosis

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

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