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Medical Term:

dermatolysis

Pronunciation: der'ma-tol'i-sis

Definition: Loosening of the skin or atrophy of the skin by disease; erroneously used as a synonym for cutis laxa.

Synonym(s): dermolysis

[dermato- + G. lysis, a loosening]

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