Acantholysis Definition

noun

(medicine) The loss of intercellular connections, resulting in loss of cohesion between keratinocytes, seen in diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris.

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Singular:
acantholysis
Plural:
acantholyses

Origin of Acantholysis

  • acanth (“spine”) +‎ -lysis (“destruction”)

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