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Fordyce spots

Pronunciation: for'dis

Definition: a condition marked by the presence of numerous small, yellowish-white bodies or granules on the inner surface and vermilion border of the lips; histologically the lesions are ectopic sebaceous glands.

Synonym(s): Fordyce disease, Fordyce granules

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