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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: fi'bro-ep'i-the-le-o'ma

Definition: A skin tumor composed of fibrous tissue intersected by thin anastomosing bands of basal cells of the epidermis, enclosing keratin cysts; may give rise to basal cell carcinoma of the nodular type.

Synonym(s): Pinkus tumor

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