acanthoma

Definitions of acanthoma
  1. noun
    a neoplasm originating in the epidermis
    synonyms: skin tumor
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    types:
    keratoacanthoma
    skin tumor that grows rapidly (especially in older people) and resembles a carcinoma but does not spread; it usually disappears spontaneously, often leaving a scar
    type of:
    neoplasm, tumor, tumour
    an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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