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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: an-ĕ-tō-der′mă


Atrophoderma in which the skin becomes baglike and wrinkled or depressed, with loss of dermal elasticity.

Synonym(s): atrophia maculosa varioliformis cutis, atrophoderma maculatum, macular atrophy, primary idiopathic macular atrophy, primary macular atrophy of skin

[G. anetos, relaxed, + derma, skin]

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