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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: der'ma-to-meg'a-le

Definition: Congenital or acquired defect in which the skin hangs in folds; may be part of a syndrome or may occur in isolation as cutis laxa, dermatochalasis, or dermatolysis.

[dermato- + G. megas, large]

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