Acanthosis Definition

noun

(medicine) A benign abnormal thickening of the stratum spinosum, or prickle cell, layer of the epidermis.[First attested in the late 19th century.]

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Singular:
acanthosis
Plural:
acanthoses

Origin of Acanthosis

  • acanth +‎ -osis (“diseased condition”)

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