Acanthosis

All possible synonyms of the word Acanthosis as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acanthosis

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • acanthosis

Hypernyms

  • skin disease, disease of the skin, skin disorder: a disease affecting the skin

Part holonym

  • psoriasis: a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences

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