Medical Term:

trichilemmoma

Pronunciation: trik′i-le-mō′mă

Definition: A benign tumor derived from outer root sheath epithelium of a hair follicle, consisting of cells with pale-staining cytoplasm containing glycogen; multiple trichilemmomas are present on the face in Cowden disease.

Synonym(s): tricholemmoma

[trichi- + G. lemma, husk, + -ōma, tumor]

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