leukoplakia

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leu·ko·pla·ki·a

 (lo͞o′kə-plā′kē-ə) also leu·co·pla·ki·a (lo͞o′kə-plā′kē-ə)
n.
An abnormal condition characterized by white spots or patches on mucous membranes, especially of the mouth and vulva. Also called leukoplasia.

[New Latin : leuko- + Greek plax, plak-, flat area; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

leukoplakia

or

leucoplakia

n
(Pathology) pathol white patches or plaques occurring on mucous membranes, esp of the mouth or vulva

leu•ko•pla•ki•a

or leu•co•pla•ki•a

(ˌlu kəˈpleɪ ki ə)

n.
a condition marked by one or more white patches on a mucous membrane, as of the tongue or cheek, usu. benign.
[1880–85; < Greek leuko- leuko- + plak-, s. of pláx flat surface, taken as “tongue” + -ia -ia; leukoplasia for earlier leucoplacia, as if formed with -plasia]
Translations

leu·ko·pla·ki·a

n. leucoplasia, áreas de color opaco en la membrana mucosa de la lengua gen. de carácter precanceroso.

leukoplakia

n leucoplasia, manchas blancas en la boca o lengua; oral hairy — leucoplasia vellosa oral
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