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Medical Term:

congenital ectodermal dysplasia


Definition: incomplete development of the epidermis and skin appendages; the skin is smooth and hairless, the facies abnormal, and the teeth and nails may be affected; sweating may be deficient.

Synonym(s): congenital ectodermal defect

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