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Pronunciation: ker'a-to-pak'i-der'ma

Definition: A syndrome of congenital deafness with development of hyperkeratosis of the skin of the palms, soles, elbows, and knees in childhood, and with bandlike constrictions of the fingers.

[kerato- + G. pachys, thick, + derma, skin]

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