acanthoma

Definitions of acanthoma
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n a neoplasm originating in the epidermis

Synonyms:
skin tumor
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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