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Medical Term:

paracanthoma

Pronunciation: par'ak-an-tho'ma

Definition: A neoplasm arising from abnormal hyperplasia of the prickle cell layer of the skin.

[para- + G. akantha, a thorn, + -oma, tumor]

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