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n.1.(Med.) A tubercle on any external part of the body.
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Roes writes in prose, in verse, and in scenes, changes genre from chapter to chapter, while the individual chapter titles are taken from a dermatological lexicon: macule, papule, phyma, cicatrix, and atrophia.
It has strong curative effects in improving body immunity, and is very effective in curing stomatitis, phyma, skin ulcer, stomach ulcer and mumps.
It also will modestly decrease the volume of existing rhinophyma by reducing the size and number of sebaceous glands, "but it works even better to prevent the accelerating process of phyma formation.