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acral

 [ak´ral]
pertaining to or affecting a limb or apex.

ac·ral

(ak'răl),
Relating to or affecting the peripheral parts, for example, limbs, fingers, ears, etc.
[G. akron, extremity]

acral

/ac·ral/ (ak´ral) pertaining to or affecting a limb or other extremity.

acral

[ak′rəl]
Etymology: Gk, akron, extremity
pertaining to an extremity or apex.

acral

adjective Referring to the extremities, especially the distal extremities.

ac·ral

(ak'răl)
Relating to or affecting the peripheral parts, e.g., limbs, fingers, ears, and other body parts.
[G. akron, extremity]

acral

of limb extremities

ac·ral

(ak'răl)
Relating to peripheral body parts.
[G. akron, extremity]

acral

affecting the extremities.

acral lick dermatitis
a skin disorder in dogs caused by their licking of a localized area of skin, usually on the lower limbs and particularly over the carpus or metatarsal region. The initiating cause is believed to be psychological but the area quickly becomes traumatized, often secondarily infected, and apparently pruritic which serves to intensify the licking and worsening of the lesion. Called also neurodermatitis, acral pruritic nodule, acropruritic nodule or granuloma, acral lick granuloma.
acral mutilation syndrome
see hereditary sensory neuropathy.
acral pruritic nodule
see acral lick dermatitis.