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Medical Term:

epidermoid

Pronunciation: ep'i-der'moyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling epidermis.
  2. A cholesteatoma or other cystic tumor arising from aberrant epidermal cells.

[epidermis + G. eidos, appearance]

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