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Medical Term:

pemphigoid

Pronunciation: pem'fi-goyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling pemphigus.
  2. A disease resembling pemphigus but significantly distinguishable histologically (nonacantholytic) and clinically (generally benign course).

[G. pemphix, blister, + eidos, resemblance]

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