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Pronunciation: ker'a-to-e-las'toy-do'sis

Definition: Hyperkeratosis and degeneration of dermal elastic tissue.

[kerato- + Mod. L. elasticus, elastic, fr. G. elastikos, propulsive, fr. elauno, to drive + eidos, resemblance, + suffix -osis, condition]

See Also: acrokeratoelastoidosis

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