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xer·o·der·ma(zîr′ō-dûr′mə) also xe·ro·der·mi·a (-mē-ə)
Excessive or abnormal dryness of the skin, as in ichthyosis.
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|Noun||1.||xerodermia - a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin|
ichthyosis - any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is dry and scaly like a fish
xeroderma pigmentosum - a rare genetic condition characterized by an eruption of exposed skin occurring in childhood and photosensitivity with severe sunburn; inherited as a recessive autosomal trait in which DNA repair processes are defective so they are more likely to chromosome breaks and cancers when exposed to ultraviolet light
n. xeroderma, piel excesivamente seca.